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Our Curriculum


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“The study of geography is about more than memorizing places on a map. It’s about understanding the complexity of the world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exist across continents. And in the end, it’s about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.”

Barak Obama

Our Geography curriculum is shaped by our school vision – ‘To SHINE.’ We aim to deliver a broad and ambitious curriculum, rich in knowledge and skills, which is accessible to all. We aim to teach We aim todeliver abroad and ambitiouscurriculum, rich in knowledge and skills which enable our children to have a growing knowledge of the world and their place in it. 

At Austhorpe we believe that Geography helps to provoke and provide answers to questions about the natural and human aspects of the world. We aim to ignite curiosity through making the learning collaborative, practical, inspiring, relevant and valued within the curriculum.   Our key curriculum intentions that drive our GEOGRAPHY curriculum are to: 

  • Have a wider vocabulary of geographical terms. 
  • Aspire to discover more about the world, through reading, travel or the media.  
  • Know that they can use their voice to express themselves and their opinions.  
  • Develop their geographical skills, such as, evaluation, creativity, problem solving and enquiry.

Austhorpe Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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