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Activity: 4 Figure Grid Reference

Children practise using four figure grid references to locate specific orienteering control points.


  1. Children locate grid squares on their Enrich school orienteering map, using four figure grid references.
  2. They locate any orienteering control points within each identified grid square.
  3. They visit each of these control points and record a reference from the control marker.

    Key Facts

  • Geography
  • OAA
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Geographical Skills and Fieldwork
  • Grid Referencing
  • Activity Sheet Download Required
  • Orienteering Control Markers Required
  • Orienteering Map Required
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4 Figure Grid Reference

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