Geography

Geography Intent Statement

Intent

It is our intention that the Geography curriculum will be both stimulating and motivating in order to capture the pupil’s curiosity and fuel their motivation to learn. The children should be provided with exciting learning opportunities so as they enjoy acquiring and developing their skills and knowledge and perceive the world as an interesting place. With a solid foundation upon which they can continue to build their knowledge, we hope that the children will continue to have a curiosity of the world throughout their life.

It is our intention that Geography will promote children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development helping them to have a greater understanding of their place in the world, and their rights and responsibilities to other people and the environment.

Castle View Primary School aims to promote the children’s interest and understanding about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes.

We will encourage the children to ask questions about the world and provide opportunities for them to develop geographical skills and knowledge to be able to answer them.

 

Implementation

Geography will be taught incrementally using the LPDS Units of work  to ensure that all children meet the requirement of the 2014 National Curriculum, It is expected that the children will:-

Be able to discuss the interdependence of physical and human geography, how variations and changes to the geographical landscape of an area occurs.

Impact

The children will be provided with exciting learning opportunities that they enjoy and they will develop their skills and knowledge and perceive the world as an interesting place. With a solid foundation upon which they can continue to build their knowledge, we hope that the children will continue to have a curiosity of the world and an interest in their local area throughout their life.