Geography, History and RE (Religious Education) - Humanities at Byron


Our aim is that when children leave Byron at the end of Year 6 they:


  • Have a strong sense of place and pride of where they live in the World.
  • Confidently read and interpret maps to support their geographical understanding of different areas around the World.
  • Show inquisitiveness about the World and are self- aware of the impact they can have on our planet.
  • Show respect for the physical environment and the diverse range of cultures and beliefs that make up our World.
  • Have a good understanding of the World’s environments and the physical processes that can create or affect them. Children can locate and describe the human and physical features of nearby regions and of an increasing number of places within the wider World.
  • Are sufficiently inspired to continue learning geography beyond KS3.


Geography Curriculum 



Our aim is that when children leave Byron at the end of Year 6 they:


  • Are curious to learn about the past in their local area, within Britain and the wider World.
  • Know what it means to be a historian, immersed in and inspired by history.
  • Have a good knowledge of chronology within which children can organise their understanding of the past.
  • Think critically, question and challenge sources, opinions and information; key life skills.
  • Are sufficiently inspired to have a life long interest in history.


History Curriculum

RE (Religious Education)

Our aim is that when children leave Byron at the end of Year 6 they can...: theologians:

  • Analyse a range of primary and secondary sources
  • Understand symbolic language
  • Use technical terminology effectively philosophers:

  • Interpret meaning and significance
  • Evaluate and reflect upon beliefs and ethics and how they impact upon the lives of others and themselves
  • Refine the way they think about the world and their place in it
  • Consider moral principles, including the nature of good and evil social scientists:

  • Respectfully critique and value the wide range of beliefs and cultural influences that have shaped their own heritage and that of others, considering both differences and commonalities
  • Recognise bias and stereotype
  • Represent a range of views, other than one's own, with accuracy


RE Curriculum