This term, Year 4 will look at counties within the UK- recognising that Sheerness is in Kent. We will learn the names of European countries and use an 8-point compass to describe their positions compared to different countries. We will develop our understanding of lines of latitude and learn about lines of longitude. We will use grid references to find countries round the world and compare their positions compared to the equator and poles.
This term, Year 4 will be learning about Italy and where it is in the world. We will consider what makes Rome a capital city. We will learn about volcanoes in Europe and how these affect people's lives. We will learn about the economic and social factors when living under a volcano and locate the 'ring of fire' across the world.