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Amazing Islands
ARE HUMANS IMPROVING
THE WORLD?

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THEME INTRODUCTION

Amazing Islands focuses on learning about the world we live in. Geography is the main subject focus, but this theme also includes History, Art, Music and Design Technology. In Amazing Islands, we look at how the world has changed over time, explore how islands are formed and how plate tectonics work, explore different island cultures and significant places and people. We will also consider the impact we have as humans on the world around us, aiming to respond to the driving question: Are humans improving the world?

CURRICULUM COVERAGE

Geography: Location and Maps; Locational Knowledge: The Wider World; Locational Knowledge: Britain; Human Geography; Environment; Similarities and Differences; Direction

Art: Colour; Painting

Design and Technology: Design Ideas

History: Significant Individuals; Events and Achievements; Chronology

Music: Appreciate and Understand

Teaching the theme and setting it in context