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Locational knowledge


Early Years




Locational Knowledge



Name and locate the 5 oceans and 7 continents.


Know that London is the capital city of England


Understand that UK is made up of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.


Name the capital cities of the UK and its surrounding seas.

Know that Greece, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, France, Spain, Switzerland and England are countries in Europe and locate them on a map.


Know that the UK is made up of different counties.


Name and locate Yorkshire and some cities within Yorkshire (Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, York and Wakefield) on a map.


Identify some human and physical characteristics and changes of land use over time.



Locate various countries around the world (including Russia, North and South America).


Extending knowledge of capital cities (including Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm).


Identify the position of latitude, longitude, equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones.


Name key human and physical characterises of Brazil.