Our aims are that all children can:
“A high-quality geography education should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives.” (New curriculum)
Geography provides a means of exploring, appreciating and understanding the world in which we live and therefore is a valued part of the curriculum. Redhill Primary School aims for pupils to develop themselves as Geographers so that they can be confident enough to take risks in their own work. Geography stimulates curiosity and imagination and we aim to build upon the child’s existing subject knowledge by developing geographical skills and their understanding and knowledge through studying places and themes.
Geography aims to ensure that all pupils:
Be competent in the geographical skills needed to:
The objectives of geography teaching at Redhill Primary school are based on the requirements of the New National Curriculum programmes of study for key stages 1 and 2.
“Inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives”
The key skills in the new curriculum are:
In KS1 children should be taught develop knowledge about the world, the United Kingdom and their locality. They should understand basic subject-specific vocabulary relating to human and physical geography and begin to use geographical skills, including first-hand observation, to enhance their locational awareness.