Subject Leader: Mrs V Cook


Geography has always been held in high regard at Baguley Hall Primary, with the schools prime location in what used to recognised as the greenest location in Manchester. The geography curriculum at Baguley Hall makes full use of the resources we have on our doorstep within the immediate and wider local area. Enabling children to develop a deep understanding and experience the different geographical features that we are surrounded by.

Topics are informed by the national curriculum and are sensitive to children’s interests, as well as the context of the local area. The geography curriculum at Baguley Hall is carefully planned and structured to ensure that current learning is linked to previous learning and that the school’s approaches are informed by current pedagogy. In line with the national curriculum 2014, the curriculum at Baguley Hall aims to ensure that all pupils:

  • Gain a coherent knowledge and understanding to encourage geographical questioning regarding both our local area and the wider world.
  • Are encouraged to use fieldwork and on hand experience to develop a range of explorative ways to develop geographical thinking.
  • Begin to understand the complexity of the world and how it supports life. For example, the water cycle, import and exports and other economic activity, natural resources, the weather and land use along with the geographical similarities and differences between local and international places.

For more information, please read the documents below. 

Vocabulary in Geography


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