At Riverside School we aim to develop the pupil’s geographical knowledge of their surrounding area, Great Britain and of the World. We use maps, atlases, photos and the internet to help locate villages, towns, cities, countries, mountain ranges and seas.
Children in the Early Years are encouraged to explore their ever changing environment through outdoor experiences. The knowledge and skills they get from these experiences are coupled with the opportunity to celebrate other cultures in the world.
Opportunities are created for the children to visit different areas both locally and further afield. Trips have been made to the local woods, farms and further afield and our older children in years 4 and 6 experience a residential trip away every year
At Riverside , our Geography Curriculum intent and implementation looks like this: