Children learn Geography through first hand experiences in real life settings!
The study of Geography is about more than just memorising places on a map. It’s about understanding the complexity of our world.’ (President Barack Obama)
‘Geography explains the past, illuminates the present and prepares us for the future. What could be more important than that?’ (Michael Palin)
Why Geography matters?
Geography is challenging, motivating, topical and fun. In our diverse society children need, more than ever before, to understand other people and cultures. Geography makes a major contribution to children's physical, intellectual, social and emotional development. In short, geography matters!
We asked the children to describe how geography makes them feel.
Here are their responses: