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Year 4

  Knowledge, Skills and Understanding breakdown for

Geography

 

Year 4

 

Geographical Enquiry

Physical Geography

 

Human Geography

Geographical

 

Knowledge

 

 

 

 

•  Can they carry out a survey

•  Can they describe the

Can they explain why

•  Can they locate the Tropic

to discover features of

main features of a well-

 

people are attracted to

of Cancer and the Tropic

cities and villages?

known city?

 

live in cities?

of Capricorn?

•  Can they find the same

•  Can they describe the

Can they explain why

•  Do they know the

place on a globe and in an

main features of a village?

 

people may choose to live

difference between the

atlas?

•  Can they describe the

 

in a village rather than a

British Isles, Great Britain

•  Can they label the same

main physical differences

 

city?

and UK?

features on an aerial

between cities and

•  Can they explain how a

•  Do they know the countries

photograph as on a map?

villages?

 

locality has changed over

that make up the

•  Can they plan a journey to

•  Can they use appropriate

 

time with reference to

European Union?

a place in England?

symbols to represent

 

human features?

•  Can they name up to six

•  Can they accurately

different physical features

Can they find different

cities in the UK and locate

measure and collect

on a map?

 

views about an

them on a map?

information(e.g. rainfall,

 

 

environmental issue? What

•  Can they locate and name

temperature, wind speed,

 

 

is their view?

some of the main islands

noise levels etc.)?

 

Can they suggest different

that surround the UK?

 

 

 

ways that a locality could

•  Can they name the areas

 

 

 

be changed and

of origin of the main ethnic

 

 

 

improved?

groups in the UK & in their

 

 

 

 

school?

 

 

 

 

Year 4 (Challenging)

 

 

 

 

 

 

•  Can they give accurate

•  Can they explain how a

Can they explain how

•  Can they name the

measurements between 2

locality has changed over

 

people are trying to

counties that make up the

given places within the UK?

time with reference to

 

manage their

home counties of London?

 

physical features?

 

environment?

•  Can they name some of

 

 

 

 

the main towns and cities

 

 

 

 

in Yorkshire and

 

 

 

 

Lancashire?

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