Geography

Geography in the Prep department covers a wide variety of topics key to the world we live in, underpinned by core skills required to enjoy the subject.

Care is taken to provide a balanced programme of physical, human and environmental topics.

It is taught by subject specialist teachers for 3 periods per week throughout the Prep department. Notable teaching points include:

  • Skills based learning which develops mapping techniques, a knowledge of the world through the use of atlases and maps as well as fieldwork techniques are studied.
  • Pupils experience a number of fieldwork opportunities including a River Study of Burbage Brook and Padley Gorge and an Environmental Pollution Study.
  • In Prep 3 (Year 5) all boys are offered the opportunity to take part in the 5-Day residential expedition to the Lake District.

 

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