Subject Lead - Miss R.Outhwaite
At Priory Lane Community School, we are all geographers!
Here at Priory Lane Community School, we strive to offer a high quality geography curriculum which enables pupils to develop a sense of place, whilst exploring, investigating and understanding the man-made and natural processes that impact on our planet. We aim to inspire pupils’ curiosity and fascination about the world and its people.
The national curriculum aims to ensure that all pupils:
Our geography curriculum has been carefully sequenced to facilitate the acquisition of knowledge, skills and vocabulary, ensuring pupils’ prior knowledge is built upon. Geography is taught in termly units throughout the year. We have identified the key knowledge and skills of each blocked topic and these are mapped across the school, ensuring that knowledge builds progressively and that children develop skills systematically. Learning tasks are selected and designed to provide appropriate challenge to all learners.
The geography curriculum at Priory Lane Community School looks like:
As part of our Geography topic lessons, “knowledge” sessions are delivered at the start of each lesson to revisit past learning and focus on recapping key vocabulary and basic geographical skills.