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Sunny Bank Primary School

Sunny BankPrimary School

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At Sunny Bank we believe that Geography stimulates curiosity and imagination and geography by developing geographical skills, understanding and knowledge through studying places and themes. 

We believe that Geography is a key element of the curriculum as it provides a means of exploring, appreciating and understanding the world in which we live and how it has evolved. Geography explores the relationship between the Earth and its people. 





  • We use 6 topic-based themes across the year to ensure that children are excited and engaged through the best possible and meaningful experiences. 

  • Our learning environment is deliberately planned to ensure that children can develop their own ideas and make links between what they know and new experiences. 

  • Provocations and associated materials linked to the weeks story and topic are available for children to explore. 


KS1 and KS2 


  • We use 3 geography based, recurring themes across the year to teach the knowledge and skills content of our geography progression maps. 

  • Our curriculum enables the children to develop their geographical skills in; location knowledge, geographical skills and field work, human and physical geography and place knowledge.  

  • We build in cross curricular links, where possible, so that children learn more and remember more in all subjects. 

  • We use a range of assessment strategies throughout these lessons to ensure our children have a firm understanding of key skills and knowledge.   

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