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Geography @ Denbigh CPS

Subject Lead: Miss Smith

The Geography curriculum at Denbigh aims to provide children with a range of cross-curricular opportunities that are closely linked to each year group’s chosen topics. Topics change on a termly basis for every year group through Foundation Stage to Upper Key Stage 2. The aim is to show progression and a development of geographical skills throughout the key stages.

We aim to provide children with a greater understanding of their locational and place knowledge, understanding of physical and human geography and a chance to develop their fieldwork skills through exploring their environment.

Through a variety of learning experiences, including educational visits, children develop a sense of their place in the wider world whilst gaining an understanding of the places around them in their local area, including our school. Children enhance their geographical skills through using and interpreting a range of maps, globes and digital mapping on iPads as well as creating a range of sketches.

We strongly believe that children should have an understanding of how humans can affect their environments over time and use this information to make comparisons between different places. Eco Day and International Day provide children with opportunities to explore global issues and others parts of the world.

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We are enjoying our geography unit in year 2. We have learned all about the different continents and oceans and are now thinking about journeys using compass directions. We have enjoyed looking at the globe and atlases to help us with our work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsgeography #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Spirits are still high at Denbigh as shown by our amazing Year 1 and 2 children. Watch this video at your peril - this song WILL be stuck in your head for weeks 😂 #dcpspanda #dcpspolarbear #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsdragon #dcpslotc #dcpscore #dcpsmusic #dcpsgeography ... See MoreSee Less

Year 5 Dolphins braved the winds today at the Rising Sun to complete the orienteering trail and challenge. We had to use our team work, problem solving and map-reading skills to find as many markers as possible within the given time. More photos to follow.. #dcpsdolphin #dcpslotc #dcpsgeography #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

This afternoon the Dinos made a mini beach complete with seaweed and coral, then they polluted them to compare the two environments. They all agreed that an unpolluted beach and sea is far nicer than a polluted one and discussed what we could all do to be eco warriors and reduce pollution, making the world a better place to live in. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsbritishscienceweek #dcpsstem #dcpscore #dcpsgeography #dcpspshe ... See MoreSee Less

We were discussing pollution this afternoon. Dragons made their own seaside environments. We talked about how they were clean, inviting and safe for us and animals. Then, much to the dismay of the class, they had to ‘pollute’ their environment. We then talked about the impact pollution has on our environment. We decided that we could help by making sure we recycle, and throw our rubbish away carefully. Ask us about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch! #dcpsdragon #dcpsstem #dcpscore #BritishScienceWeek #dcpsgeography #dcpspshe ... See MoreSee Less

Check out our Great Barrier Reef creations! #dcpspanda #dcpsstem #dcpsart #dcpsgeography #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

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