St Mary's C of E
Primary School Moston
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Geography explores the relationship between the earth and its people, through the study of place, space and environment. Geographers ask the questions WHERE? also HOW? and WHY?
Children at Key Stage Two will have a wide range of formal and informal geographical experiences. They will have developed a view of the world based on first hand experience in the home locality, together with a look at the wider world through television, books, comics and the Internet.
St. Mary’s Geography teaching aims to build on these various experiences to meet children’s curiosity about places in the world.
Enquiry should form an important part of pupils’ work in Key Stage Two. It should take into account the children’s interests, experiences and capabilities and lead to investigations based on fieldwork and classroom activities.
At Key Stage 1 it is intended that the Geography topics will:
Key Stage 2.
Enquiry is the process of encouraging children to ask questions and to devise ways of exploring such questions.