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Literacy, Language and Communication

Curriculum planning

Literacy, Language and Communication

Climate Change
Take on other roles and debate issues, e.g. as a citizen of a country at high risk of flooding due to climate change and sea level rises, or a farmer in a drought region;Talk and write about their opinions, and explain their views, on this topic and inform others about what they find out;

Read fiction and non-fiction books and picture books relating to climate change and the effects on people and planet.…

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Knowledge and Understanding

Curriculum planning

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Climate Change
study a contrasting non-European country, e.g. a study of Bangladesh, where climate change dangers are evident;study lives of significant individuals who improved things for the better e.g. Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai;

examine different religious beliefs and other sources of wisdom that remind us that that we have a responsibility to look after the earth through stewardship, respect and acknowledgement of interdependence.…

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Physical

Curriculum planning

Climate Change
Consider the impact of pollution on health:investigate levels of pollution in the air for several cities and consider the impact on the lives of children living there, e.g. in Beijing where in many schools, outside play and physical education is cancelled due to dangerously high pollution levels;Investigate cities where global sporting events are held and how this can bring both benefits and harm to people and environment.

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Creative

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Creative

Climate Change
Pupils respond to the issue of climate change through creating their own art as a response to what they have learnt. Visual representations, including photography, can be used to develop their interest and skills, for example through photo journalism i.e.

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PSHCE

Curriculum planning

Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship and Economic Education

Climate Change
Pupils develop their sense of social justice and moral responsibility and begin to understand that their own choices and behaviour can affect local, national or global issues like climate change;

They learn how to make more confident and informed choices about the environment; to take more responsibility individually and as part of a greater whole;

They learn that resources can be allocated in different ways and that these economic choices affect individuals, communities and the sustainability of the environment.…

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Mathematical and Scientific

Mathematical, Scientific and Technical

Climate Change
problem solve using real life data including software e.g. comparing CO2 levels for different countries or changes through time;

explore examples of human impact (both positive and negative) on environments, e.g. the negative effects of deforestation;

develop a critical understanding of technology’s impact on daily life and the wider world, and work together to design and building a sustainable solution to a problem, e.g.…

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