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Langar Church of England Primary School

Year 2

Breadth of Study


Location and place knowledge

User maps and globes to identify the seven continents and five oceans.

Use maps and globes to locate the UK.

Identify the 4 countries of the UK and label the capital cities.

Use photos and other evidence to stimulate geographical questions e.g. What is it like to live in this place? How is this place different to where I live? How is the weather different? How are lifestyles different?

Draw pictures to show how places are different and write comparatively to show the difference.

Express own views about a place, people and environment.

Give detailed reasons to support own likes, dislikes and preferences.

Human & Physical


Make predictions about where the hottest places in the world are?

Identify the equator and locate the places on the Equator which are the hottest.

Use both maps and globes, identify the hottest and coldest places on earth.

Use basic geographical vocab to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather.

Use basic geographical vocab to refer to key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop.


Study maps and aerial photographs and use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language to describe the location of features and routes on a map.

Draw own maps and construct basic symbols in a key.

Observe and record the features of a focus area.

Communicate findings in different ways e.g. reports, graphs, sketches, diagrams, pictures.