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Our curriculum will give children:

  • Ensure the National & EYFS Curriculum for Geography & Knowledge and Understanding of the World is implemented across the school and are designed and taught effectively to demonstrate progress.
  • An extensive base of geographical knowledge and vocabulary. (skills, understanding & application)
  • An excellent understanding of how human and physical environments are interrelated.
  • Highly developed fieldwork and mapping and relate this to ensuring children have access to maps, atlas’ and globes in their work.
  • An interest and curiosity for finding out about the world and people who live there.
  • An awareness of current issues in the environment (locally, nationally and global)
  • An opportunity to carry out a local geographical study and compare to an alternative location so developing excellent knowledge of where places are and what they are like.
  • Cross curricular links within our projects ensuring they build on prior knowledge and skills.


Our curriculum will be experienced through:

  • A variety of topics to ensure coverage and create a carefully planned and tailored curriculum that is engaging and interesting to the children in school.
  • Topics that are linked to the National Curriculum but are also to the interests of the children and the skills and knowledge they are required to cover.
  • Planning which is differentiated sometimes by year groups in our mixed aged classes or through outcome and expectations.
  • Specific vocabulary teaching within lessons and developed through the specific knowledge organisers.
  • Speech and language opportunities that are supported through computing, presentation and other cross curricular approaches
  • Our aim to use a variety of maps, plans, photos and pictures including ordnance survey and digital maps
  • Resources / classroom displays that support the learning of all children.
  • The opportunity to explore the local environment and develop field work skills.
  • An understanding of the local, national (British Values) and global environment and community


Our curriculum will give the children:

  • The ability to develop contextual knowledge of globally significant places, both land and sea.
  • An understanding of how the geographical features of the world can vary and change over time.
  • An ability to collect and analyse data following field work.
  • Opportunities to learn to read and interpret maps, globes, atlases and coordinates.
  • A deeper knowledge of their community.
  • Support to make good or strong progress.
  • A chance to become confident and resilient learners.
  • An understanding and tolerance of diversity in our community and the world.

 Click here for Geography overview

Click here for EYFS Understanding the World

Click here for Geography progression document

Click here for Geography Vocabulary Progression