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St Edmund's Catholic Primary

St Edmund's Catholic Primary

Parish, Family, School

Geography

At St. Edmund’s we  encourage children to develop an interest in the surrounding area as well as in the wider world.

We develop the children’s geographical knowledge and skills in many ways, including practical activities such as map reading, local walks, examining photographs and objects from locations around the world.

We study climate, customs, transport, land use and many other aspects of human and physical geography. As well as this, each class will focus on a local geographical study.

In addition, the geography curriculum is supported by numerous field trips and workshops ranging from visiting a farm in reception -comparing different localities and lifestyles- to a residential field trip in Year 5 -orienteering, map reading and studying land use.

We look for ways to bring geographical understanding to life to ensure a solid foundation for future study.