Geography Curriculum at St. Stephen's
A high-quality geography education should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. Teaching should 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 believe that as pupils progress, their growing knowledge about the world should help them to deepen their understanding of the interaction between physical and human processes, and of the formation and use of landscapes and environments. Geographical knowledge, understanding and skills provide the frameworks and approaches that explain how the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected and change over time. Our curriculum reflects this, with skills and learning being built on as children progress through the school.
Children gain an understanding of the physical and human world and processes in which they live and their impact upon it.
Children have a knowledge of place and location, linking local to national and global.
Children are able to utilise practical and fieldwork skills to locate, navigate, understand and compare a range of places.
Curiosity is awakened to seek further knowledge and ask how and why the world works as it does.