By the end of EYFS children will:
- Begin to understand how they are part of their own locality which is part of a bigger world.
- They will learn about different people and communities and use speaking, listening and understanding to develop and explore these in greater detail linked to broad overarching topics.
- They will be able to comprehend the features of their immediate environment and how this might vary from others.
By the end of Key Stage 1 children will:
- Use and make a range of geographical resources such as photos and maps to locate features in their locality and the world.
- They will understand the principle of directions and look at land use, climate and physical features of Great Britain and other locations in the world.
By the end of Key Stage 2 children will:
- Be able to compare their own locality to different locations around the world.
- They will conduct simple fieldwork to exemplify common geographical processes and develop an understanding of map work such that these features can be examined and identified in a wider context.
- Children will gain knowledge of the impact of humans on the landscape and recognize the impact of themselves and that of nature in shaping the world in which they live.
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