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Welcome to the BSM Geography department. Geography is an ambitious and unique subject that aims to learn about the past in order to understand the present in order to plan for the future. It is a discipline which uniquely links with the arts and sciences in order for students to place into context the world in which they live.

‘Geography is a living, breathing subject, constantly adapting itself to change. It is dynamic and relevant. For me geography is a great adventure with a purpose,’ - Michael Palin.

Our Geography Teachers

Daniel Baldwin

Ruth Hine

Jonathan Marsh

Helen Abbiss

Jonathan-Marsh Helen-Abbiss

How is Geography taught at BSM?

The department has the following aims:

  • To inspire students’ to think critically about their place in the world in order to create responsible citizens, prepared for life in the 21st century;
  • To create successful geographers, with a sense of wonder about the world;
  • To make Geography enjoyable and relevant to the lives of BSM students.

The staff involved in the BSM Geography department are passionate about their subject and as such have developed courses which convey such enthusiasm. This section aims to inform you of the splendid work that the department does in a dramatic learning environment that is Oman.

Each year group has a field trip to encourage students to apply their classroom knowledge to the world around them. In the upper school, students have the opportunity to venture overseas to explore geography in exciting locations with a real sense of adventure!

‘The study of geography is about more than just memorising 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.