At Yorkley Primary School we believe that Geography helps to provoke and provide answers to questions about
the natural and human aspects of the world. It can also help with their sense of belonging to the local area and
the community within it.
Geography is underpinned by our five drivers: Active Adventure, Building Me, Communication, Creativity and
We have built fieldwork into the curriculum to take full advantage of the rich geography that surrounds us.
Children are encouraged to develop a greater understanding and knowledge of the world, as well as their place in
it, broadening their horizons and aspirations.
The geography curriculum at Yorkley Primary School 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 as well as developing their skills in communication.
Geography is, by nature, an investigative subject, which develops a sense of inquisitiveness, creativity and
questioning. We seek to inspire in children, a curiosity and fascination about the world and its people, we want
the children to know life exists outside the digital world and to be excited by it! We want the children to
understand what geography is and how important it is, in the ever-changing world that we live in. At Yorkley we
want them to have an opinion and explore how they can make a difference.
The curriculum is designed to develop knowledge and skills that are progressive, as well as transferable. The
knowledge is built upon, developed and revisited to allow the children to store the information into their long