Intent

  • Children can examine, explore, appreciate and comprehend the world in which we inhabit.
  • Children think critically about the impact human activity has on the natural world, cities and population.
  • Children gain knowledge, interest and fascination about diverse places, their differing natural geography, human environments and resources.
  • Children understand the Earth’s key physical and human features and processes.
  • Children investigate a range of places – both in Britain and abroad – to help develop their knowledge and understanding of our wonderful world.
  • Children develop fieldwork skills so they can investigate and make enquiries about their local area of Heworth and York.

How do our values shine through in Geography?

Respect

Children will appreciate and respect our wonderful world, understanding the role they play in within it.

Compassion

Children will learn the value of the world in which we live and how best they can preserve and care for the world around them.

Courage

Children have the courage to ask their own questions through exploration and research to enable them to gain a greater understanding and knowledge of the world and their place in it.

Perseverance

Children will learn the importance of preserving the world in which we live and explore ways in which they can make a positive change to the environment.