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Studying geography is so important for children, regardless of their age or stage of learning. Geography helps them to make sense of the world around them and fires their curiosity in places and people. It engages pupils in their world, often spurring them into action, and geography is fun!

Our geography teaching develops a greater understanding and knowledge of the world. We inspire curiosity and fascination about the world and its people and prepare
pupils for life on an increasingly globalised planet. This will remain with them for the rest of their lives and will promote the children’s interest and understanding of
diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. Our
curriculum is designed to develop knowledge and skills that are progressive, as well as transferable. Children achieve depth in their learning through carefully selected
themes based on local geography that contrast with other worldwide locations.

Teaching and Learning in Geography

Curriculum planning ensures that pupils build upon their prior knowledge. Links are made across subjects to enable cohesion across the whole curriculum.

In early years pupils begin to understand their locality, the wider world, phenomena, such as the weather and seasons. To find out more about how our youngest children learn about Geography please visit the Early Years Foundation Stage section of our website here.

Pupils with special educational needs or disabilities are fully included geography provision. Teachers and other adults support these pupils so that they can access the same content.

At Nunthorpe Primary Academy we follow the National Curriculum for Geography. We have developed a progression of Geographical skills in throughout school, showing how each year group builds upon existing learning and develops further skills specific for their year group.

Click this button to see our Geography Overview…

…and click here to see our Long Term Planning for geography…

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