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School Day: 8:40 - 15:10

Diary Dates - This Week 

10/04 - Forest Schools - Starfish

15/04 - Collective Worship assembly

17/04 - Forest Schools - Dolphins

17/04 - Eagles Tag Rugby competition

 

Future Dates

22/4 - Class Photos

22/4 - Collective Worship

24/4 - Forest Schools - Lions

29/4 - Collective Worship

30/4 - Mobile Library

01/05 - Forest Schools - Eagles

02/05 - Ice Cream Shop

06/05 - Bank Holiday - School Closed

07/05 - School Opens

 

NOTICES 

If your child leaves school unsupervised, please ensure you complete this form.

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If your child is due to start secondary school in 2024, please see attached letter.

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Geography

 

The History Coordinator is Miss Hallwood. 

Intent: We offer a structure and sequence of lessons to help teachers ensure they have covered the skills required to meet the aims of the national curriculum. The content allows for a broader, deeper understanding of the four areas of geography identified in the curriculum. It will develop contextual knowledge of the location of globally significant places and understanding of the processes that give rise to key physical and human geographical features of the world, along with how they bring about variation and change over time. We intend to develop children’s curiosity and a fascination of the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. The units offer a range of opportunities for investigating places around the world as well as physical and human processes. The lessons are intended to improve children’s geographical vocabulary, map skills and geographical facts and provide opportunities for consolidation, challenge and variety to ensure interest and progress in the subject.

Implementation

In KS1, children begin to use maps and recognise physical and human features to do with the local area, building to using maps to explore the continents and oceans of the world in year 2. Also in year 2, children will begin to compare where they live to places outside of Europe and ask and answer geographical questions. In KS2, map skills are developed further using digital maps, atlas’, more keys and symbols and children begin to use more fieldwork skills. Through revisiting and consolidating skills, our lesson plans and resources help children build on prior knowledge alongside introducing new skills and challenge. All children expand on their skills in local knowledge, place knowledge, human and physical geography, geographical skills and fieldwork. Across both key stages, children have a range of opportunities to experience geography through practical engaging tasks beyond the classroom. Key words and vocabulary are also to be taught and then used by children to deepen their geographical knowledge.

Please see the Geography policy.

Please see the progression on skills for Geography.