At The Holy Family Primary School we employ a topic and enquiry based approach to teaching and learning in Geography. This is being taught using the Rising Stars Geography scheme of work. We believe that teaching Geography in a creative and concrete way is fundamental to the development of Geographical understanding.
At The Holy Family we follow the National Curriculum Programme of study and it is our aim that in Geography our pupils will:
Early Years Foundation Stage
Geography is taught in Nursery and Reception as an integral part of the topic work covered during the year. We relate the geographical aspects of the children’s work to the objectives set out in the Early Years curriculum which underpin the planning for children aged three to five. Geography makes a significant contribution to the ELG objectives of developing a child’s understanding of the world through activities such as finding out about different places and habitats and investigating our locality.
Resources to support Geography Learning at home
Ducksters - https://www.ducksters.com/geography/
BBC Teach -
KS1 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks1-geography/zkdxbdm
KS2 - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/ks2-geography/zj7p47h
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