From Monday 21st September, we will only offer grab bags (sandwich, drink and snack) during school lunch. Despite our best efforts to offer a hot meal at lunchtime, we are unable to do so whilst ensuring social distancing measures between year groups are maintained. Year 7, 9, and 10 students should return to school on Tuesday 22nd September. Students from Progress Group 8E should return on 23rd September.

Geography

Our world is more interconnected than ever before, yet even as the global community becomes increasingly more complex and competitive; the world is changing at a rapid pace. Did you know that the world is likely to change more in the next 50 years than ever before?

Geography helps students understand the world around them, and how it will change, enabling them to prepare for the future. Geography involves multiple disciplines such as science, climate, world affairs, and encourages flexible thinking.

What do students study in Geography?


Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview

Year
Topics Studied
9

Autumn: Tectonic hazards. Weather hazards and climate change.

Spring: The urban world in a NEE – Rio, Brazil. Urban change in the UK – Bristol.

Summer: Physical landscapes – glaciation. Ecosystems. 


Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview

Year
Topics Studied
10

Autumn: Ecosystems – deserts. Changing economic world.

Spring: Changing economic world – Nigeria. The changing UK economy.

Summer: Physical landscapes – rivers.

11

Autumn: The challenge of resource management. Distance, scale, data presentation techniques.

Spring: Embedding essential exam techniques and skills. Re-cap and consolidation of all previous topics

Exam Specifications