• To stimulate curiosity about the world;
  • To introduce candidates to places, people and environments;
  • To contribute to environmental awareness and education for sustainable development;
  • To develop understanding of physical and human landscapes, and introduce candidates to different societies and cultures, enhancing awareness of global interdependence.

Witham Pupils:

  • Use geographical enquiry skills when developing knowledge and understanding of places, people, patterns and processes, environmental awareness and sustainable development; 
  • Ask geographical questions and undertake enquiries inside and outside the classroom about places, people and environments; 
  • Analyse evidence, make decisions and evaluate information, ideas and opinions; 
  • Use skills specific to geography, including those of fieldwork and map work; 
  • Draw on many different sources and resources, such as maps and atlases, photographs and written and visual materials, including the use of IT.