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National Youth Achievement Award ECA

02 February 2017

Learning how to give precise locations using 4 and 6-figure grid references


As part of their Bronze Award for the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA), students need to plan and navigate a route using maps and compasses.  Students practised these skills by learning how to give precise locations using 4 and 6 figure grid references. 

They also identified some of the key features of the landscape by identifying contour lines and how their shape, distance apart and height gives a clear indication of the shape of the land.

Jonathan Fisher
NYAA ECA Teacher