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Langar Church of England Primary School

Year 6

Breadth of Study


Location and place knowledge

Use 6 figure grid references to identify countries and cities in the world, the main mountain ranges and the longest rivers.

Select the most appropriate map for different purposes e.g atlas to find a country, Google Earth to find a village.

Explain the climates of given countries in the world and relate this to knowledge of the hemispheres, the Equator and the Tropics.

Locate the major cities of the world and draw conclusions as to their similarities and differences.

Use maps to identify longitude and latitude.

Study maps of the focus area to identify environmental regions. Compare and contrast these regions.

Human & Physical


Locate all the man-made and natural features in the focus area

Reflect on the importance and value of the tourism industry in these areas.

Describe and explain the processes that cause natural disasters.

Draw conclusions about the impact of natural disasters through the study of photographs, population numbers and other primary sources.

Look at maps on different scales and calculate scales on own maps.

Research and present Britain’s export trade.

Ask and answer the following geographical questions: What are our main export businesses? Which

countries do we trade with most? What may be the reasons for this? Why do we need to import from elsewhere? Where does Britain lead industry? Where does it not? What conclusions can be drawn?


Collect data using a variety of methods

Collate the data collected and record it using data handling software to produce graphs and charts of the results.

Draw conclusions and report on the effects of environmental change on themselves and others.

Be aware of own responsibility in the world