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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.

About the Geography Curriculum at BCHS


What do students study in Geography?

Key Stage 3 Curriculum Overview

Topics Studied
7Autumn: Introduction to Geography, Map Skills, Russia & the Middle East

Spring: Geography of Crime, Geography of Sport & Fantastic Places

Summer: USA, Geography of Disease & BCHS Micro Climate Study
8Autumn: Tourism & National Parks; Urbanisation

Spring: Population; Glaciation

Summer: Africa, Coasts

Autumn: Tectonic & Weather Hazards

Spring: Rivers; Global Issues

Summer: Globalisation; Ecosystems

Key Stage 4 Curriculum Overview

Topics Studied

The Changing Economic World, The Challenge of Natural Hazards, Climate Change, The Urban World, Urban Sustainability, Coasts, The Living World & Rivers

Changing UK Economy, Resource Management & Energy Management

Revision & exam preparation time

Exam Specifications