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Geography Aims


  • develop knowledge of important locations around the world – both terrestrial and marine – including their defining physical and human characteristics

  • understand the causes of key physical and human geographical features of the world

  • gain competence in geographical skills needed to:

    • collect, analyse and communicate with a range of data gathered through experiences that deepen understanding of geographical processes

    • interpret a range of sources of geographical information, including maps, diagrams, globes and aerial photographs

    • communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length.


Geography at St George's


At St George’s Primary School, we believe that Geography helps to provoke and provide answers to questions about the natural and human aspects of the world. Children are encouraged to develop a greater understanding and knowledge of the world, as well as their place in it. The geography curriculum at St George’s enables children to develop knowledge and skills that are transferable to other curriculum areas and which can and are used to promote their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. The curriculum is designed to ensure that teaching equips pupils with knowledge about diverse places, people, resources and natural and human environments, together with a deep understanding of the Earth’s key physical and human processes.

Progression in Geography


These documents show how geographical knowledge, skills and vocabulary are developed throughout the school:

Geography in Action