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We cover 3 main topic in Geography during Year 5. These are:
Passport to The World:
During this unit of work, the children will be exploring an atlas, the globe and many maps of the UK, Europe and The World! They will be learning about towns, cities, counties, countries, continents and gaining knowledge on all the areas in-between.
During this unit of work, the children will discover how land can serve many different purposes and how it can change. They will learn about land use in terms of residential, commercial, institutional, agricultural, transportation, parks and green space.
During this unit of work, the children will explore what the term 'climate' means and the effects of climate change on life today and our planet. They will learn about the the 'big questions', rising sea levels, weather changes, greenhouse gases, recycling and what we can do to live sustainable lives. The children will also gain knowledge on activists such as Greta Thunberg and Finlay Pringle.