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Humanities KS3

Geography Curriculum Intent.

Geography will inspire fascination amongst students in how the physical landscape is formed and how humans live on that landscape. It will aid students in improving their literacy and numeracy skills. It will develop the students' skills of interpreting data and drawing conclusions from it. It will also develop the students' skills of written evaluation and discussion. Lastly, it will develop the students' understanding of key environmental issues. 

Geography Core Standards.

In Geography the core standards are to:

 

  • Students have sound location and place knowledge.

  • Students can read a map and recognise the key symbols. 

  • Student know the basic formation of the physical landscape and how they are formed. 

  • Students know and understand the key challenges for humans living on that landscape (the environment).

  • Students can express different viewpoints about those challenges and be able to form an opinion about them. 

  • Students in KS3 are set homework every two weeks. 

History Curriculum Intent.

History will inspire fascination amongst students about what happened in the past. It will also inspire discussion about the causes, consequences and significance of events in the past and help students' draw conclusions about their relevance today. It will aid students in improving their literacy and numeracy skills. it will contribute to the students' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development. It will develop the students' skills of interpreting data and drawing conclusions from it. Lastly it will develop the students' skills of written evaluation  and discussion. 

History Core Standards.

In History the core standards are to:

 

  • Students have good skills of chronology.

  • Students are able to interpret source information and draw conclusions from it. 

  • Students are able to assess the usefulness and reliability of sources 

  • Students have knowledge and understanding of key changes in History and key areas that show continuity. 

  • Students can write about the different causes and consequence of events and reach judgments about heir significance 

  • Students in KS3 are set homework every two weeks.

RS Curriculum Intent.

Religious Studies will inspire fascination amongst students about the different beliefs and actions of religious people and help them understand that action and beliefs that may seem strange to them may be done or be held for a good reason by those religious people. it will opportunity on a regular basis for students to reflect on their own beliefs and views about philosophical and ethical issues. it will inspire students to tolerance of the belief and actions of others. it will aid students in improving their literacy and numeracy skills. it will contribute to the students' moral, social and cultural development. Lastly, it will develop the students' written skills of evaluation and discussion. 

RS Core Standards.

In RS the core standards are to:

 

  • Students  have a good Knowledge of a range of religious beliefs and actions. 

  • Students have a good understanding of why religious people believe and act in the way they do. 

  • Students can discuss whether those beliefs and actions are right or wrong and assess the relative strength of different arguments. 

  • Students are aware of the different cultures that exist in our society and show tolerance of them.

  • Students can think and reflect on their own beliefs. 

  • Students in KS3 are set homework every 2 weeks.