At St. Stephen’s Junior School, children are taught the Geography Curriculum in a fun and creative way through topic lessons. Children are encouraged to ask and explore questions about the world they live in. In Geography lessons children work both independently and collectively to develop their knowledge of people and places, understanding how different factors have an impact on those places and the people who live there. Children are given the opportunity to study the local area, making time and geographical comparisons. We encourage our children to use atlases and maps to develop their locational knowledge of cities, countries, seas, oceans, rivers and mountain ranges.
We believe that the teaching of Geography at St. Stephen’s Junior School should inspire children to find out more about the area they live in as well as a range of countries and their geographical history, for example, Egypt and Greece.
- National Geographic Kids: http://www.ngkids.co.uk
- ScienceKids: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz
- Time for Kids: http://www.timeforkids.com/around-the-world
- BBC Bitesize: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zbkw2hv
- What is weather: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/whatisweather/home.shtml
- Weather Forecast: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk
- Climate: http://www.globaleye.org.uk/primary_summer2002/focuson/index.html
- Rivers: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geography-action/rivers.html
- Recycling: http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/recycling.html
- Environment: http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetailsKids.aspx?p=335&np=288&id=2651