St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School

St Philip Westbrook C of E Primary School"Together we aim high and with God's love we can fly"


Geography Curriculum

Geography Policy

Geography Progression of Milestones

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.Genesis 1:1

What does the curriculum for Geography aim to achieve?

  • To provide an inspirational knowledge-rich geography education that is memorable and meaningful, enabling the very best outcomes in Geography.
  • To ignite pupils’ curiosity about the world around them.
  • For pupils to gain knowledge and understanding of significant places in the world, both terrestrial and marine.
  • To develop a growing knowledge about the world to deepen their understanding of the physical and human processes and the connection between the formation and use of landscapes and environments.
  • To enable pupils to understand and explain how the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected and change over time.
  • For pupils to effectively engage in geographical enquiry, including experiences of fieldwork, in order to make sense of their own surroundings and deepen their understanding of geographical processes. This involves formulating questions, researching, collecting data and evaluating material.
  • For pupils to develop geographical skills including how to use, draw and interpret maps (including online mapping, globes and atlases), diagrams, aerial photographs and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
  • For pupils to communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through the use of maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length.
  • To increase children’s knowledge of other cultures and, in doing so, teach respect and understanding of what it means to be a positive citizen in a diverse global community, linked to our Christian values.
  • To develop pupils’ understanding of and commitment to sustainable development.