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Geography

This is the Geography curriculum for Greenfield Primary School.

 

Aims:

  • Develop contextual knowledge of the location of globally significant places.
  • Understand the processes that give rise to key physical and human geographical features of the world, how these are interdependent and how they bring about spatial variation and change over time.
  • Children are competent in the geographical skills needed to:
    • Collect, analyse and communicate with a range of data;
    • interpret a range of sources of geographical information;
    • communicate geographical information in a variety of ways.

 

Curriculum:

  • EYFS – Explore and investigate, dressing up, geographical vocabulary, be aware of the local environment and wider world and follow directions using map skills.
  • In KS1 pupils should develop knowledge about the world, the United Kingdom and their locality.  They should understand basic subject-specific vocabulary relating to human and physical geography and begin to use geographical skills.
  • In Key Stage 2 pupils should extend their knowledge and understanding beyond the local area to include the United Kingdom and Europe, North and South America. They should develop their use of geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to enhance their locational and place knowledge.
  • Geography is taught in alternate half terms, the opposite half term to history.
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