Intent of Geography
Please see below for an overview of Geography.
Our Geography curriculum is coherent, planned, sequenced, progressive, challenging, relevant to our context and meets the requirements of the National Curriculum from EYFS to year 6.
Our inclusive curriculum promotes equity and celebrates diversity, it is designed to respect the rights and dignity of every child enabling all children to reach their potential in a communication friendly environment.
Our Geography curriculum is designed to meet the context of our school. It equips our children with the knowledge, skills and attitude to master their learning in Geography and be confident learners now and for life.
We intend to provide opportunities for the children to explore, appreciate and understand the diverse world we live in. Through our teaching we aim to inspire children to have an appreciation of other cultures and the power of nature. Encouraging a connection between them and the earth so they can recognise the importance of sustainability for the future of the planet.
Our children draw on their own experiences and benefit from learning about how other communities live and in doing so, develop an understanding of what it means to be a respectful citizen in a multi-cultural country.
They learn about human and natural environments around the world and how that is relevant to them living here in Manchester. For example, through topics of Climate, Natural disasters and local studies.
We require our children to interpret a range of sources and analyse data that helps them to understand and deepen their knowledge of the world they live in. Here at St Pauls Geography is discreetly taught, however it is also integrated in other subjects such as English, Maths and History.
The national curriculum for geography aims to ensure that all pupils:
At St Paul’s we teach Geography in a way that aims to enable pupils: