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The aim is to ensure that our pupils have awe and wonder brought
to them in topic lessons across all key stages so that the children
are engaged and most importantly are enjoying and having fun
during lessons. At Barclay, we believe that children should have an in-depth understanding
of learning about new people, key situations, events and how the
past has changed how we live in today’s current society.
In Geography and History, children learn to use a range of
first- and second-hand sources to develop important research skills as well as the
skills of investigation, analysis and problem-solving.
Geography, at Barclay, is about stimulating children’s
interest in their surroundings and the world at large. They learn about
different climates and conditions on the Earth’s surface and how these affect
the environment and the lives of those who live there.
History, at Barclay, is about inspiring children to find out
about the lives of people in the past. Children are taught important research
skills that help them to interpret and explain historical events. Higher up in
the school, children will also compare different accounts and analyse their
Please see the curriculum map for a breakdown of the units
taught in each year group.