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Geography

Equipment Needed:

  • Pencil/Pen
  • Ruler
  • Rubber/Sharpener

Key Stage 3 Overview:

The key stage 3 curriculum is taught on a rotation. This means that for the first twos term they study history, geography or ethics. After the completion of one of the subjects students then move to a different teacher and start the next subject in terms 3 and 4 and the final subject in terms 5 and 6. The topics students study are listed below.

Year 7

Geography Road Trip, Ecosystems, River and Coasts

Year 8

Disastrous World, Developing World and Extreme World

Year 9

Rainforests, Tectonics and Urban Issues

Key Stage 4 Overview:

Geography is an optional subject and we follow the AQA GCSE course. There is also an opportunity to participate in a residential trip to complete fieldwork.

Year 10

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Resource Management

Introduction to ecosystems and hot Deserts

Tectonic Hazards

Weather hazards  and climate change

Urban Issues and Challenges + Fieldwork

Urban Issues and Challenges + Fieldwork

Year 11

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Ecosystems

Changing Economic world

River & Coasts  + Fieldwork

Issues evaluation

Revision

N/A


Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form) Overview:

The A level specification followed is AQA.

Year 12

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Water and carbon cycles

Water and Carbon Cycles

Changing Places

Changing Places

Hazards

Hazards

Contemporary Urban environments

Contemporary urban environments plus

Fieldwork

Year 13

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Coastal systems and landscapes

Global systems and governance

Coursework

Coursework

Revision

N/A.        


Homework Useful Websites/Recommended Revision Texts:

BBC BItesize

www.bbc.co/uk/bitesize/geography

Royal Geographical Society

www.rgs.org

BBC News

www.bbc.co.uk/news

Head of Department Contact Details:
nfranklin@ketteringscienceacademy.org