At Catherine Junior School, our curriculum is designed to provide, through inspiring and engaging experiences, the knowledge and skills to become independent, life-long learners. We recognise that geography is essential to everyday life; critical to the development and understanding of our place in society and the world around us locally, nationally and globally. Our intent is to stimulate the children’s curiosity so that they develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of geography.
Aims and Objectives
We believe that every child can master an understanding and love of geography, with the right teaching and support. At Catherine Junior School, we have high expectations to enable excellence for all and we base our teaching on the belief that all children have the potential to succeed. All aspects of our eight values in the Catherine Code underpin our curriculum, which promotes our school motto and ethos of ‘Together, we can do it!’ Our curriculum is led by our whole school core principles of oracy, reading, experiences and memory and recall.
We aim to develop learners who: