Geography at Sandy Hill Academy
At Sandy Hill Academy, our vision is to provide children with opportunities to:
  • Know that the world is full of wonders worth discovering.
  • Develop a growing knowledge and understanding of human geography.
  • Instill an appreciation of life in other cultures.
  • Motivate children to find out about the physical world and the importance of sustainable development for the future of mankind. 
  • Develop a curiosity about what the world is like outside of Cornwall.
  • Enable children to gain knowledge and understanding of places in the world.
  • Increase children’s knowledge of other cultures and, in so doing, teach a respect and understanding of what it means to be a positive citizen in a multi-cultural country.
  • Allow children to learn graphic skills, including how to use, draw and interpret maps and use atlases.
  • Enable children to know and understand environmental problems at a local, regional and global level.
  • To encourage in children a commitment to sustainable development and an appreciation of what ‘global citizenship’ means.
  • Develop a variety of other skills, including those of enquiry, problem solving, computing, investigation and how to present their conclusions in the most appropriate way.


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