Shropshire Hills

This term, Severn and Corve Classes' topic will be the Shropshire Hills. We will also be studying the Stone Age and Iron Age.

As Geographers we will:

  • Explore the hill and mountain environment
  • Link with the activity centre for their knowledge of Nepal and Mount Everest.
  • name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom,

  • name and locate the UK’s geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time

  • identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night)

  • explore physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle

  • use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world

  • use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

Please click on the link below for the full curriculum map.

curriculum map