Geography at Chad Vale
Geography at Chad Vale teaches an understanding of locations and environments. Through their work in geography, children develop a knowledge of their local area, and they compare their life in this locality with that in other regions in the United Kingdom and in the rest of the world.
They learn how to construct and interpret maps (both local and global) and develop their skills of research, investigation, analysis and problem-solving. Through their growing knowledge and understanding of human geography, the children will also gain an appreciation of life in other cultures. In physical geography, the pupils will develop a knowledge of some natural disasters and an understanding of plate tectonics.
Geography teaching should motivate children to find out more about the physical world and enable them to recognise the importance of sustainable development for the future of our planet.
There are 6 pupil subject ambassadors, who applied for this role to help to improve the geography learning at Chad Vale:
'I applied to be a geography ambassador because I love the subject and I want to share my passion. I’ve travelled to a lot of places around the globe and I’ve realised how it could influence many children too.' Saad (6C)
'I love geography because I enjoy learning about capital cities. We have done some lessons with Mr Singh like locating cities in the UK which I really enjoyed. I want other people to enjoy it also. I hope I can make a difference.' Isaac (4V)
'I applied for geography ambassador because I really enjoy the subject and learning about the different types of cultures and traditions around the world.' Neha (6C)
'I like geography because I like learning about countries and cities. I also like reading maps. In geography at school, I’ve done a lot of this which I really enjoy.' Zain (4V)
'I love geography because I’m the type of person who likes to make an impact. The thing I most want is a geography day where each class learns about different countries.' Tom (6V)