Curriculum Aims and Objectives: Humanities

At Wellsprings the teaching and learning of Humanities encourages pupils to establish links between National Curriculum subjects.  The Humanities subjects are Geography, History, Religious Education and Citizenship.

The fundamental aim of the study of Humanities is to help our pupils develop an understanding of their lives and the world in which they live.  This is acheived through the study of individuals, societies, cultures and the environment.

At Wellsprings the learning of Humanities promotes:

  1. An understanding of the causes and consequences of change through physical and human actions and processes

  2. Knowledge and understanding of people, cultures and events in a variety of places and at different times

  3. Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

  4. A desire to be proactive local and global citizens

  5. Communication skills - skills in questioning, formulating opinions and arguments, making judgements and carrying out investigations​​