Historical, Geographical and Social Understanding.
This area of learning stimulates children's curiosity to investigate the world and their place within it. Engaging children in questions about people and events in the past helps them understand the present and prepare for the future. Understanding people's relationships with the physical and built environment helps them form ideas about how to live.
This area of learning contributes to the achievement of the curriculum aims for all young people to become:
successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society.
Historical, geographical and social understanding encourage children to interpret the world around them, from the local to the global.