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Geography

Geography is taught throughout the school both as part of the EYFS goals and at Key Stages 1 and 2. The aims of the course are:

  • to stimulate pupils’ interest in their surroundings and in the variety of human and physical conditions on the earth's surface
  • to foster pupils' sense of wonder at the beauty of the world about them
  • to help pupils develop an informed concern about the quality of the environment and the future of the human habitat
  • to enhance pupils' sense of responsibility for the care of the Earth and its people
  • to provide opportunities for first-hand experience essential for stimulating a real understanding of the areas covered
  • to introduce the skills of data collection and the recording and dissemination of information
  • to encourage the appropriate use of ICT for research purposes
  • to provide a range of methods for geographical investigation
  • to encourage dexterity and discernment.