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MISS. N. EDWARDS

Geography Lead

Geography at Eskdale Academy is aimed to be interesting and engaging for the children.  Lessons are tailored towards the local area, including our town and country as well as countries in the United Kingdom, Europe and the rest of the world.

By following a curriculum, that is adapted to suit our children, we aim to develop the teaching of geography through creative, imaginative learning. 

 

The aims at Eskdale Academy are;

  • To understand that a world map shows all of the countries of the world. Identify the U.K. and some places visited on holidays.

  • To name and locate the world’s continents and oceans.

  • To use aerial maps and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic physical features.

  • To name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the U.K. and it’s surrounding seas.

  • To name and locate countries and cities of the U.K., geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics , key features (in hills, mountains, rivers and coasts) and land-use patterns; and identify how some of these aspects have changed over time.

  • Understand the difference between Northern and Southern Hemispheres.

To understand the term ‘climate zone’ and identify different ones

  • To use a range of geographical resources to give detailed descriptions and opinions of the characteristic features of a location.

  • To use a range of fieldwork sampling (random and systematic) to observe, measure and record the physical and human features of the local area. Record the results in a range of ways.

DOCUMENTS

Policy

Geography

Vision & End Points

Geography

Action Plan

Geography

Progression

Geography

Objectives

Geography

Long Term Plan

Geography

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