Inspiring Faith, Love and Learning
Vision Statement for Geography
At St Thomas’, we aim to inspire in our pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world and the people within it; engaging and helping to develop a life-long love of learning and understanding of the world they live in. We want our children to become right’s respecting individuals, who are tolerant, respectful, wise and hopeful in this community and God’s world.
Through their growing knowledge and understanding of geography, they will understand the geographical location of places and their physical and human features, they will understand the relationships between the physical features of places and the human activity within them, and the appreciation of how the world’s natural resources are used and transported and will understand geographical representations, vocabulary and techniques.
St Thomas’ geographers, become tolerant and responsible citizens through developing their appreciation of how they can impact their world, engaging in activities with people and organisations working to make a difference in the world, learning in more depth about localities other than our own, learning about economic activity, trade links and the use of resources. This will be done by offering a wide range of real-life experiences - both inside and outside of school - including educational visits, fieldwork, visitors, experimentation, exploration and discovery.
We grow together in Geography by:
As geographers, we aim to follow our school’s curriculum vision in order to
Be Curious, Be Knowledgeable, Be Creative, Be Compassionate,
Be Reflective, Be Courageous.
Growing together through faith in Jesus Christ, ‘Let all you do be done in love.’
(1 Corinthians 16)
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