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Geography

At Gledhow we believe 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.

Home Learning

Please click the link below to see some outdoor learning ideas from Learning through Landscapes.

ltl.org.uk

Create a piece of art inspired by nature competition- closing date Friday 28th August 2020.

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/rspb-kids-competitions/wild-art/

Write a climate change fable. 

https://carano4children.org/competitions-2020-climate-action/

The geographical Association is offering free access for three months. This is a great resource with lots of activities for young geographers. 

https://www.geography.org.uk

Announcements-and-updates/the-ga-make-all-teaching-resources-open-access

Oddizzi Geography Challenges will be added weekly below for young geographers.

 

Knowledge Organisers

As part of our new curriculum. we are sending home knowledge organisers. This is a sheet of paper that has all the key vocabularly and core knowledge for you to support your child's learning in our geography topics. Please click on the document below to see each one.

 

 

Summer term

Oddizzi Weekly Geography Challenges

Why Geography matters?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8WHKRzkCOY      Watch the clip to understand why Geography matters! David Attenborough.

Long term plans-

Human and Physical Geography

This strand of Geography teaches about human geography and is based around the children's understanding of the square kilometre of land around our school. 

Through this study, the understanding of the impact that people have on their landscape and how they utilise it's physical geography develops in a logical and progressive manner, stimulating high level geographical understanding through class and field based activity.

Children are taught to develop their understanding of physical geography through this strand of learning. As well as learning about the 'natural' world, they are able to study it's beauty at first hand and develop a sense of 'awe and wonder' at how the different natural systems work together to shape the world in which we live. Field trips and residential visits form an important part of our work in this area as the children get to experience and challenge their understanding of the physical world.

National curriculum document for KS1 and KS2.

Tips for parents to encourage their young geographers!

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