The bearing of a point is the angle measured from the north line. Bearings help you find your destination so if you are new town bearings can help you around the place.
This is a triangle that is labelled a to b b to c and c to a.
A to B = South West
B to C = South East
C to A = North West
This is a hexagon labelled a b c d e f: A to B =south west
B to C= South C to D = South East D to E = North East E to F= North F to A =North West
By Ruaraidh and Rowan at Port Ellen Primary School