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Geography

Geography

We teach Geography to

“We aim to inspire a curiosity of and affiliation with the world in which they live to enable students to become global citizens who have respect for themselves, others, and the environment, treating all with concern.”

  • Curiosity about the Earth through being inquisitive and questioning the world around them;
  • Understanding of their responsibility as global citizens, considering their impact the world and their role in shaping its future;
  • Views and experiences beyond their immediate horizons and develop a well-informed and balanced worldview;
  • Connections between places at different scales, shaping how they think about and experience the world;
  • Appreciation of difference and diversity in order to challenge prejudices and bias;
  • Confidence and aspiration to visit, experience, and explore locations and cultures outside of their own;
  • Analytical and decision-making competence to make evidence-based decisions and become solution-seeking;
  • Deeper understanding of the Earth’s physical and human processes and how these are interdependent;
  • Critical understanding of ‘big ideas’, such as sustainable development;
  • Transferable skills, including geographical skills of map interpretation, fieldwork, use of GIS, analysis and evaluation.

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Year 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 Geography