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    Year 4

    Autumn Term - Explorers of the Frozen World

    In the first term of Year Four, children will be learning about the two Polar Regions and finding out about explorers and adventurers of these Frozen Worlds. This will include, studying the life of Shackleton and his famous expedition aboard The Endurance.

    Children will have the opportunity to use maps, atlases and globes to widen their knowledge of the Polar Regions and their surroundings, and creating their own map including navigational features.

    They will also be investigating the human and physical geography of Antarctica and the Arctic and comparing it to England. Furthermore, the children will be identifying how animals have adapted to survive these harsh environments and discovering which animals have become extinct due to climatic conditions.

    Lastly, children will be examining clothing and equipment, which explorers may have used to aid their survival.