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In year 5 we learn all about Australia. 

  • We learn about key settlements such as Canberra. We also learn about rivers and biomes.
  • We learn about the physical aspects of Australia's geography such as: 

- deserts

- mountains 

- rivers

- tropical rainforests 

  • We learn about the importance of Uluru and its importance to the Aboriginal people of Australia as a sacred site. 
  • We learn about the climate and how unreliable rainfall causes problems for people who depend on water for irrigation and farming. 
  • We use population maps to locate areas of dense population and settlements in Australia. 
  • We will consider physical geography of the country and use this knowledge to think about the position of major settlements in the country to show are they are linked.