Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups
The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school.
All lessons are effectively differentiated to ensure that all children can achieve the objective set.
In Nursery, children will:
talk about families around the world;
talk about similarities and differences.
In Year R, children will:
use relevant vocabulary to describe contrasting locations.
know that some children in different countries have similar/different lives to me, e.g. how they travel to school, what they eat, where they live etc.
In Year 1, children will:
In Year 2, children will:
In Year 3, children will:
name and locate at least eight counties and at least six cities in England;
know the difference between the British Isles, Great Britain and the UK;
locate and name some of the main islands that surround the UK;
name and locate at least eight European countries;
name at least four countries from the southern hemisphere and four from the northern hemisphere.
In Year 4, children will:
know where the mountain ranges are in the UK;
know, name and locate the main rivers in the UK;
know where the equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and the Greenwich Meridian are on a world map;
know what is meant by the term ‘tropics’.
In Year 5, children will:
In Year 6, children will:
know about time zones and work out time differences around the world.