Intent: The Big Ideas in Geography at Atherton High

  • To know Geography is present in the UK and is a feature of everyday life.
  • To know about the three types of geography (Human, physical and environmental) and their connections to the world that we live in.
  • To know about key global issues, such as global warming, that promote tolerance & respect.
  • To consider big ethical and philosophical questions from a geographical viewpoint to better understand the world in which we live.
  • To be able to develop and articulate personal viewpoints which show critical thinking about key geographical issues.

Knowledge Organisers

Learning Journeys

From seeing the head teacher playing football with the children on the yard, to staff sitting with pupils at lunchtime, everyone works together and there’s a strong feeling of belonging to part of something bigger than just a school”

Mrs Doyle