At Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, we believe that the teaching of geography inspires a curiosity and fascination with the natural world and the diverse groups of people that interact with one another. Geography helps pupils to know their place in, and how to impact, the world.
This enables us to live, love and learn about the world and people around us.
Geography is a sacred subject:
Geography enables pupils to know the universal story they are a part of:
Below are some examples of how our teaching of Geography contributes to our whole school pupil characteristics:
Geography contributes to this by providing opportunities to……
The leaders of tomorrow
Lead one another in presentations related to geographical issues and communicating with those in power in their local area and the nation
Identify issues for those in their local area or the wider world that disproportionate affect different groups of people and stand up for those who cannot themselves
Be bold in speaking about climate and the geographical issues they are passionate about
Making changes to benefit their local, geographical community and inspiring others to do the same
Generate their own geographical questions and work hard to investigate and find out the answers
Creative problem solvers
Identify problems and create a range of solutions, discussing and testing ideas before sharing with a wider audience
Inclusive team builders
Develop cultural understanding for people groups around the world through a process of discovery and comparison. Work with others when focussing on global issues
You can find out more about how we implement this intent statement by reviewing the documents below:
If you would like to know more about how we teach Geography at our school, please contact Mr Hale via the ‘Contact Us’ page.