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Geography at Key Stage 1

In KS1 geography lessons, children are taught to:

  • Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.
  • Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.
  • Understand similarities and differences between life in different countries.
  • Look at seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK and compare them with hotter and colder countries.
  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to physical features and human features.
  • Use maps, atlases and globes.
  • Use simple compass directions.
  • Use aerial photos to recognise human and physical features.
  • Devise a simple map.
  • Use and construct basic symbols in a key.
  • Study the geography of their school and its grounds.

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