EYFS Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
To look closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change. Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries.

 

Use simple locational and directional language to describe the route on a map e.g. left, right, forwards, turn, near, far.

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify countries, continents and oceans.

Use simple compass directions to describe the location of features and routes on a map.

Develop:

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and keys (including the use of ordinance survey maps to build their knowledge of the UK and the wider world.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features on the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs and digital technologies.

With support:

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and keys (including the use of ordinance survey maps to build their knowledge of the UK and the wider world.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features on the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs and digital technologies.

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and keys (including the use of ordinance survey maps to build their knowledge of the UK and the wider world.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features on the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs and digital technologies.

Independently:

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and keys (including the use of ordinance survey maps to build their knowledge of the UK and the wider world.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features on the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs and digital technologies.