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Geography

Geography at Wigton Moor

 

Geography curriculum intent

 

At Wigton Moor we offer children a high quality geography curriculum, giving them a sense of place – both where they live and in the wider world. They learn about what our local area has to offer and compare and contrast that to places in the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond. We aim to inspire curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. Our geography curriculum reflects the diversity of our school, ensuring our children learn about a variety of places, people, resources and natural and human environments. They also develop a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. 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.

Wherever possible, our geography curriculum is enhanced by trips and visitors, as these bring the curriculum alive to our children and create lifelong memorable experiences. We are also committed to outdoor learning opportunities whenever we can. Fieldwork is a vital part of our geography offer and we place a lot of emphasis on this.

All pupils will be encouraged to ask questions, think critically and develop their own sense of perspective of the world. By deepening our children’s knowledge of geography, we will help them to understand how the world has grown and changed over time, the diversity of people’s lives and the possibility for us to live sustainability for the future.

 

Important documents

Geography National Curriculum

Geography Long Term Plan

Geography Policy

Website links

BBC Bitesize Geography.

KS1 and KS2 appropriate website for Geography curriculum coverage.

Geography videos and activities - Espresso (need to login).

 

Login available through the school DB Primary page.

 Digimap for Schools is an online mapping service Wigton Moor subscribes to.   It is used to provide easy access to a range of current and historical                                                                                                                             Ordnance  Survey maps and aerial photography.                                                                                                          

                 Login provided to pupils is needed.

The Geographical Association (GA) is the leading subject association for teachers of geography.

This award winning resources supports teaching and learning in geography across the school.

 

 Login provided to pupils is needed.

 Fun geography games and quizzes for children!

 

 

A useful, child friendly website to help children with:

- Understanding scale

- Testing grid reference skills

- Understanding map symbols

- Compass and direction

Geography displays around school

Displays in the corridors for all to see!

Displays in the corridors for all to see! 1
Displays in the corridors for all to see! 2

Year 1 display about the seasons and some of the different places they study from around the world!

Year 2 display about mapping skills.

Year 2 display about mapping skills. 1

A KS2 display about our Green Council and the work they do for protecting the local environment!

A KS2 display about our Green Council and the work they do for protecting the local environment! 1

Year 1 trip to The Deep looking at Antarctica in their workshop

Geography Activities completed across school.

Geography Activities completed across school. 1
Geography Activities completed across school. 2
Geography Activities completed across school. 3
Geography Activities completed across school. 4
Geography Activities completed across school. 5
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Geography Activities completed across school. 7
Geography Activities completed across school. 8
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