Social Studies

Through social studies, children and young people develop their understanding of the world by learning about other people and their values, in different times, places and circumstances.

Children also develop an understanding of their environment and of how it has been shaped.

Concepts within social studies are taught under three key areas:

· People, Past Events and Societies

· People, Place and Environment

· People in Society, Economy and Business

Learning focuses always begin with the curriculum and the experiences and outcomes.

At Skene Square we follow a three year Interdisciplinary Plan. This plan means that within each level of Curriculum for Excellence (Early, First and Second) children have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding of previously taught concepts and skills. Our Interdisciplinary themes are presented as ‘Our Worlds’ and are as follows: