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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

info@st-patricks.oldham.sch.uk

0161 633 0527

  1. SCHOOL
  2. Curriculum
  3. Geography

Geography

At St Patrick’s we are committed to deliver a high-quality geography curriculum that will inspire a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people.  We strive to equip pupils with 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.

We aim to use our children’s own experiences of coming from a variety of cultures and having experiences of visiting friends and family in different areas of the world as a starting point for our learning and will draw on their experiences wherever possible.  We place a strong emphasis on developing geographical vocabulary and on revisiting learning regularly in order to ensure the knowledge in embedded into their memories, ready to build upon in future learning. 

Our geography curriculum aims to teach our children about the uniqueness of our own locality and give them the opportunity to learn about other areas of the UK and the world through carefully planned topics throughout Early Years, Key Stage One and Key Stage 2.  Where appropriate we will make links with other areas of the curriculum including ICT, Maths, Science, Art and English.

 

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 progression of Knowledge

 

 

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

 

Geography topics