Aims and purposes

Geography teaching offers opportunities to:

 Content of geography

Geography is about developing knowledge, skills and understanding relating to people, places and environments at different scales, in the United Kingdom and overseas, and an appreciation of how places relate to each other and the wider world.

Geography offers opportunities for students to:

Language and communication


Values and attitudes


Building on children's earlier experiences

Experiences are likely to have included:

This curriculum aims to build on these early experiences.

Features of progression

Progress in geography can be characterised by: