Humanities

Humanities

Landgate School offers a high-quality humanities education that allows learners to develop a greater understanding of the world around them locally, nationally and in the Wider world. Our sensory, active and academic lessons inspire curiosity and interest in our learners, and impact positively on their progress and aspirations.

History

Across the Key stages learners are given the opportunity to:

  • Know and understand the history of Britain.
  • Know and understand significant aspects of the history of the wider world.
  • Gain and deploy a historically grounded understanding of abstract terms such as ‘empire’, ‘civilisation’, ‘parliament’ and ‘peasantry’
  • Understand the methods of historical enquiry.
  • Gain a historical perspective.

We offer access to the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1-3 and Accreditation through WJEC and Edexcel for Key Stages 4 and 5.

Geography

Across the Key stages learners are given the opportunity to:

  • Develop contextual knowledge of the location of globally significant places.
  • Understand the processes that give rise to key physical and human geographical features of the world.
  • Collect, analyse and communicate with a range of data gathered through experiences of fieldwork that deepen their understanding of geographical processes.
  • Interpret a range of sources of geographical information, including maps, diagrams, globes, aerial photographs and Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
  • Communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length

We offer access to the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1-3 and Accreditation through WJEC and Edexcel for Key Stages 4 and 5.