Geography

Subject Lead: Miss Haworth            Email: nhaworth@blacko.lancs.sch.uk

  

 

At Blacko Primary School, we seek to inspire in children a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people linked to our culture capital, which will remain with them for the rest of their lives. At Blacko Primary School geography will be an investigative subject, which develops an understanding of concepts, knowledge and skills through a progressive curriculum. Pupils will develop a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. Children at Blacko Primary School are encouraged to develop:

 

Geography Aims 

 An excellent knowledge of where places are and what they are like.

  • Upholding our PENNiNE Trust Values of Innovate, Include and Inspire in every aspect of our teaching and learning.
  • An excellent understanding of the ways in which places are interdependent and interconnected and how much human and physical environments are interrelated.
  • An extensive base of geographical knowledge and vocabulary.
  • Fluency in complex, geographical enquiry and the ability to apply questioning skills and use effective analytical and presentational techniques.
  • The ability to reach clear conclusions and develop a reasoned argument to explain findings.
  • Significant levels of originality, imagination or creativity as shown in interpretations and representations of the subject matter.
  • Highly developed and frequently utilised fieldwork and other geographical skills and techniques.
  • A passion for and commitment to the subject, and a real sense of curiosity to find out about the world and the people who live there.
  • The ability to express well-balanced opinions, rooted in very good knowledge and understanding about current and contemporary issues in society and the environment.

   

 

   Geography Progression of Skills