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Acquisition of knowledge and skills

Exploring Ordnance Survey Symbols and Map Keys

After learning about Ordnance Survey map symbols and keys we applied our knowledge by completing  the following activities:

  • match the ordnance survey symbols to their name

  • find the relevant grid reference

  • describe what you find in the relevant grid square


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Settlements in Spain


After learning about the physical and human geography of Spain and the country's major settlements, we completed the following tasks to help our acquisition of knowledge and skills:

  • Write a fact file about Spain, including details about the capital city, land and sea borders, climate, population and currency. 

  • Locate and write a fact file about two major settlements- Madrid and Bilbao.


We included information about the location, the physical and human geography, the population and the climate of each settlement.



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