Our school is situated in a town on the outskirts of a northern city. Hull has a high level of social deprivation, which some of our pupils are part of. Economically, Hull is famous for its fishing industry and currently its link with renewable energy.
We want to link our geography curriculum to the local area as much as possible in order to show children the importance of the area, the future prospects and how that fits into the wider world and in turn build cultural capital.
We aim to balance core knowledge (facts, locality, names and vocabulary) with a sense of place (senses, emotions, values and opinions) in order to show children the interconnections between physical and human geography, cause and effect and the impact these changes and connections have on the future.
Therefore, our curriculum aims to further: