year five geography curriculum

Year 5 Geography Curriculum

year five geography curriculum

Upper Key Stage 2
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National Curriculum Standard Hands-On Education Activity
Ge2/1.1 Locational Knowledge

Ge2/1.1a locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities

    Ge2/1.1b name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
      Ge2/1.1c identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night)
        Ge2/1.2 Place Knowledge

        Ge2/1.2a understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region in North or South America

          Ge2/1.3 Human and Physical Geography

          Ge2/1.3a describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle

            Ge2/1.3b describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
              Ge2/1.4 Geographical Skills and Fieldwork

              Ge2/1.4a use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

                Ge2/1.4b use the 8 points of a compass, 4 and 6-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
                  Ge2/1.4c use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies

                    Hands-On Education's approach to the National Curriculum for Geography

                    Hands-On Education is an organization that believes in providing enjoyable and informative education for children. They understand the significance of the National Curriculum and aim to cover as many parts of it as possible in their framework for each year group. Their activities are designed to be both fun and educational, linking to at least one point in the national curriculum. The organization's commitment to providing effective learning experiences makes the learning process interactive and engaging. Their ultimate goal is to make learning a fun and rewarding experience for students of all ages.

                    The National Curriculum for England provides a well-rounded education for primary school students. Along with the core subjects of English, mathematics, and science, students are taught a variety of other subjects, including history, geography, art, music, and physical education. The curriculum's goal is to help students develop key skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork. By providing a comprehensive education that covers a wide range of topics and abilities, the curriculum helps to prepare students for the challenges they will face in secondary school and beyond.

                    In conclusion, Hands-On Education's approach to the National Curriculum aligns with the curriculum's goals and objectives. Their commitment to providing effective educational experiences that make learning enjoyable and interactive is commendable. Students who participate in their activities are likely to develop the skills they need to succeed academically and beyond. Overall, the National Curriculum and organizations like Hands-On Education provide a solid foundation for students to grow and thrive.

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