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In our curriculum geography will inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. As pupils progress, their growing knowledge about the world will help them to deepen their understanding of the interaction between physical and human processes, and of the formation and use of landscapes and environments. All pupils will benefit from teaching and learning that is based upon the programmes of study for geography which are set out in the National Curriculum.



  1. To stimulate pupils’ interest and to help them foster a sense of wonder in the world around them whilst developing an informed concern for the quality of the environment.
  2. To help pupils acquire a wide range of geographical knowledge and skills to enable them to understand the relationship between Earth and its people.
  3. To help pupils understand that the character of places derives from the interaction of people and environment, by increasing their knowledge about the location of the physical and human features of the Earth and the processes, systems and interrelations that create and influence them
  4. To develop pupils’ knowledge of the location of different places including their physical and human characteristics and how these provide context for understanding their geography.
  5. To enable children to understand how the Earth’s features are shaped, and change over time.
  6. To help pupils understand the processes that give rise to key physical and human geographical features of the world, how these are interdependent and how they change over time
  7. To develop the geographical skills needed to collect and analyse information gathered through first hand experiences of the environment and to carry out geographical enquiries.
  8. To enable pupils to interpret a range of sources of geographical information, including maps, diagrams, globes, aerial photographs and communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and recording.
  9. To use geography to develop pupils' thinking skills, skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT and to promote pupils' awareness and understanding of gender, cultural, spiritual and moral issues



  1. Geography in this school will be underpinned by the study of real places and discovering how the people living there are influenced by and affect the environment of those places
  2. We will develop pupils’ knowledge and geographical understanding by first immersing them in the area where they live and then by gradually widening their horizons and increasing their awareness of their town, their region, their nation, other lands and continents.
  3. Teaching and learning will use exciting first-hand experiences, imaginative resources and  ICT to build pupils’ with knowledge about different places, peoples, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes. 
  4. We use the National Curriculum as the basis for our planning in Geography. The NC programme of study will be adapted to suit our local context and make them relevant for the children. The scheme of work is designed so that pupils are increasingly challenged as they move through the school.
  5. In this school fieldwork and first-hand experience will be fundamental to the teaching and learning of geography and where appropriate, all pupils will be given the opportunity to go out into the local and wider environment to research and discover the world in which they live.
  6. Research projects in geography will be linked to other core and foundation subjects, particularly history, RE, art and science and meaningful connections will be made as pupils increase their knowledge, skills and understanding of the world.
  7. Assessment will be based on key skills and essential knowledge and understanding within the Geography NC programme of study.  A portfolio of work from Y1 to Y6 will built up to show examples of the range of work done and evidence of progression. 



Geography will be fun and it will inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives. It will increase their knowledge and understanding of the world and it will be used to promote excellence and enjoyment. It will be linked with other subjects and it will have a strong presence in the ethos of the school through art, displays, performances, music, drama and assemblies. We will make the world our classroom to enrich the lives of our pupils. This policy should read in conjunction with other key policies including, keeping children safe, school visits, citizenship, cultural diversity, race and equality, gender and SEND.


Revised and adopted by the Governing Body      Date September 2021


Review Date September 2022



"A high-quality geography education should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people that will remain with them for the rest of their lives."  

                                                                          National Curriculum

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Earth Day 2021 πŸŒŽπŸƒπŸŒ³ The whole school met via zoom with Trafford Environmental Office, Public Health Nurse and Friends of Carrington Moss about how the new Road proposals would affect our school field and community. 🌎

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β€˜Wonderful Physical Geography’ some of wonderful competition entries

Geography Award πŸ₯‡ Congratulations to our geographers this term, chosen for their hard work, great geographical knowledge and skills 🌟

Geography through Art. Water colour workshop with artist Hugh Templeton

Geography and Science Week...Why should we save Carrington Moss?

Field Work - Traffic Survey and measuring pollution levels

Whole School Assembly, why should we save Carrington Moss?

Soil Workshop with SPI Club

Fieldwork at Carrington Moss

EYFS are geographers... Geography Week