Geography at Bradford Forster Academy
“The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map. It’s about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it’s about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together” Barack Obama
Through teaching with excellence and modelling exemplary behaviour, the Geography department strives to challenge, motivate and inspire greatness in our students enabling them to become outstanding and ambitious for themselves. By equipping students with knowledge and skills about diverse places and people beyond their own experience’s, Geography enables students to develop their own sense of identity as citizens of a diverse, yet inclusive community. In so doing, we aspire to help them grow and have the confidence and resilience to continue their journey in life as well-rounded and well-informed global citizens with the knowledge that ‘everything is possible for one who believes’ (Mark 9:23)
|In partnership with our strong Christian foundations and high-quality teaching and learning practice, Geography at Bradford Forster Academy encourages students to become:|
Geography is sequenced to allow students to build their knowledge and skills over time by:
Geography provides students with opportunities for them to develop the habits and skills needed to succeed in life during and after BFA by:
In achieving this, we endeavour to support our students in breaking through limited horizons and becoming confident, effective, and employable citizens within the context of the local community of BD4, Bradford and beyond.