At Bevington, Geography allows the children to develop their understanding of locational knowledge, place knowledge and understand human and physical geography. Through outstanding teaching, children are encouraged to ask and answer questions about the world around them. As a school, we have children from all over the world, so Geography helps them to understand and celebrate different societies as well as cultures.
Field work is a great opportunity for children to use and apply their geographical knowledge and skills. Geography at Bevington encourages the children to explore the local and wider area. Children are able to develop their research skills outside of the classroom and study changes over time in an area they know well. It is an exciting opportunity to make geography come to life!
Trips and Experiences
At Bevington we are able to incorporate many trips and immersive experiences, which help bring the curriculum to life. For example, we have explored the river systems at The Thames and spent time looking at the physical and human features of our local markets, as well as using data collection and surveys to further inform our understanding.
Please find the subject overview for Geography subject at Bevington below. This overview outlines what the pupils are taught in each year through the school.
Through teaching key knowledge and events in history, it allows children to understand the chronology of events and how change has happened over time. Through our teaching of skills, children become increasing inquisitive. They are able to pose questions about different time periods, to gain depth in their understanding of key historical events; they can analyse sources and understand bias; they gradually combine this knowledge to form opinions of past individuals, events and influences.
Artefacts and Sources
We integrate sources into our History curriculum, giving pupils opportunities to analyse, compare and evaluate primary and secondary historical sources. We are also lucky to have lots of artefacts that the children can use to explore events in history. Examples of these include, chainmail, pottery, Roman armour, gas masks, coins, evacuee suitcases and papyrus paper.
Trips and Experiences
At Bevington we are able to incorporate many trips and immersive experiences, which help bring the curriculum to life. For example, we have been lucky to have real-life evacuees in to speak to our children and we have explored the homes of the Tudors at Hampton Court palace. When learning about Ancient Egyptians, Year 6 spent the day mummifying a fish and playing a traditional board game of Senet to further learn about life during that period. Another year group also held a Tudor banquet to explore food and traditions during the Tudor period.
Please find the subject overview for History subject at Bevington below. This overview outlines what the pupils are taught in each year through the school.