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Striving for excellence in the Light of God

Geography

Introduction 

 

Our learning of Geography at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is achieved and embedded as part of our ‘Creative Curriculum’: a creative and stimulating approach which enables the children to have varied opportunities to be ‘Geographers’. Our curriculum is rich in vocabulary and allows children the opportunity to learn about their local area, as well as the world around them. Children communicate, collaborate, think critically and have the opportunity to express their learning creatively. 

 

In their learning, we intend for our children to: gain locational knowledge and understanding of globally significant places, oceans and countries around the world; learn geographical skills, including how to interpret a range of sources of geographical information and how to collect, analyse and communicate data in a variety of ways; engage in fieldwork and observational studies within the local area; extend their love of learning through question-based enquiries and research- promoting awe and wonder about the world that we reside in; develop a recognition and commitment to consider sustainable development and an appreciation of what ‘global citizenship’ means.

Cross-Curricular Links 

Through our ‘Creative Curriculum’ approach to learning, we encourage the children to make links with their learning and use the connections between geography and other areas of the curriculum. Cross-curricular links are developed with subjects including: History, Art and Design, RE,RHE, Design and Technology, English, Music and Maths.

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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is an academy, and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership. The Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address: Barham Court, Teston, Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Simon Stock Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.

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