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St Patrick's Rc Primary And Nursery School

"I come that they may have life and have it to the full"

Lee Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL8 1EF


  2. Curriculum
  3. Geography


Geography inspires in children a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people. At St Patrick’s we aim to equip children with knowledge about people, resources, natural and human environments, in and around Oldham in Manchester. We also aim to inspire and inform children with knowledge about diverse places around our exciting world, in ways that is meaningful and relevant to them. As children progress, their growing knowledge will help them to deepen their understanding of the interaction between physical and human processes, and of the formation and use of different landscapes. Our aim is for children leave St Patrick’s with geographical knowledge, understanding and skills that allow them to explain how the Earth’s features, both in their local area and places further away from Oldham, are shaped, interconnected and changed over time.


Please find below the link to the National Curriculum:


National Curriculum for Geography


Children will learn a range of skills in Geography during their time in Key Stage One and Two, at St Patrick’s, the link below shows you what these are for each year group in our school:


Whole school Geography skills progression



We teach these skills through three Geography topics per year. Geography topics for each year group can be found below:


Geography topics