The geography curriculum is designed to inspire curiosity and fascination about the world and its people. Pupils study human and physical aspects of geography and develop their knowledge and understanding of diverse places, people, resources and environments. Strong links are made across curriculum areas, for example to English and science, and to current world event along with links to Rights of the Child and Global Goals. Forest School is a key element of geography in years’ reception and one and allows students to develop a relationship with their environment over an extended period of time and to make observations and connections of and with it. Students are actively encouraged to develop and follow their own questions and lines of enquiry with students able to use and apply their geographical skills and knowledge increasingly independently.
Spring Term 2020
YR&1: This term we will be looking at what maps are, how to make them and the different ways they are used. We will be making story maps, maps of part of our school and a map of Armathwaite.
Y2&3: This term we will be finding out about weather. What weather is, how it affects us and how it is different at different times and in different places.We will also be looking at some examples of extreme weather and recording the weather here where we live. This will include links to the Global Goals (Climate Action) and Articles 12 and 13 from Rights of the Child (the right to have a say in all matters affecting them and the right for access to information and freedom of speech).
Y4,5&6: This term we are looking at extremes of weather and how weather and climate relate to each other. We will be finding out about extreme weather events from the past and carrying out our own research into extreme weather events from around the world. This will include links to the Global Goals (Climate Action) and Articles 12 and 13 from Rights of the Child (the right to have a say in all matters affecting them and the right for access to information and freedom of speech).
You can see the National Curriculum Geography Programmes of study by clicking on the link below