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Earth and space​​​​​​​


• Explore the natural world around them.

• Describe what they see, hear and feel whilst outside.

Year 1

• Observe changes across the four seasons. (Y1 – Seasonal changes)

• Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies. (Y1 – Seasonal changes)

Year 5

• Describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system.

• Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.

• Describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies.

• Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.