|Fairway Geography Curriculum|
At Fairway Primary School, our intent is to deliver a geography curriculum which enables children to be inspired with a curiosity and fascination of the world around them and its peoples.
At Fairway, we encourage children to EXPLORE the physical world in which they live and their place within it, KNOW about diverse places, peoples, resources and both natural and human environments alongside key physical and human processes and to COMMUNICATE their knowledge and understanding confidently and effectively.
During their learning journey at Fairway we want children to develop an understanding of the following key concepts:
We aim to develop cultural capital in our learners, by expanding their horizons and knowledge of the wider world. This will prepare them for the next stage of their education and enable them to become citizens who are thirsty for exploring the world and the awe and wonder it offers.Inclusion is at the core of our vision and ethos. We have developed opportunities to consider the nine protected characteristics of the Equality Act, British Values and children’s development of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education throughout our geography curriculum. We look to develop children’s awareness about the lives of others and this work is constantly changing and developing.
Geography learning at Fairway Primary School is carefully planned and sequenced so that new knowledge and skills build on prior learning and provide progression towards end of year and end of key stage expectations.
The organisation of the geography curriculum allows children’s knowledge, understanding and skills to develop over time. We organise the knowledge into blocks of learning that build over a sustained period of time starting at a local level leading to learning at a national and global level. This includes a key continent study for each year group.
Geography lessons are planned to:
We aim to support all children to reach their full potential by enabling children to overcome barriers to learning. Assessment is used to inform next steps in learning to ensure that children are building on their prior knowledge and making appropriate progress according to their ability and age.
Our Geography curriculum enables children to: