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Understanding the World


We provide a foundation for historical, geographical, scientific and technological learning through:

  • Appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the world
  • Stimulating curiosity
  • Encouraging exploration and investigation
  • Practical first-hand experience whenever possible
  • Topics connected with the environment, the family and past and present events
  • Using technology to support learning
  • Investigating a range of materials
  • Discussing and, where appropriate, recording observations
  • Providing opportunities to use simple tools and techniques appropriately
  • Opportunities to celebrate own culture and that of others
  • Trips and visits to enhance the curriculum and enrich learning experiences