Geography plays a crucial role in understanding our world. It helps us to be more environmentally sensitive, better informed and more responsible as citizens” - The Royal Geographical Society.
At Brandling Primary School, we recognise that children are living in a rapidly changing world in which issues including global warming, population growth and diminishing natural resources have presented as a threat to our beautiful planet. We therefore believe that children should develop a greater understanding and knowledge of the world, as well as their place in it.
“If we take care of nature, nature will take care of us”
Sir David Attenborough
We aim, therefore, to equip children with the knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. Learning is developed through investigation, discovery and enquiry-based lessons. At Brandling Primary School, we want geography to inspire our children’s curiosity about the world and develop their understanding of physical and human processes.
Medium term plans
As a school, we have developed geography overviews for each class which show the opportunities for geography for each year group: