Geography

Year 7

Autumn Term

Local, National, Global
Students will investigate their local area, the British Isles and the wider world in terms of country location and key physical features

Rivers
Students will investigate the  process and landforms created in the river basin

Spring Term

Flooding
Students investigate the causes, effects and responses to flooding

China country study
An study of China, its key physical features and human processes occurring in the country

Summer Term

Crime Investigation
A study of the social geography of crime.   Students will look at mapping crime as well as prevention.

Brazil country study
An study of Brazil, its key physical features and human processes occurring in the country

Year 8

Autumn Term

Globalisation
Students investigate the process of globalisation as well as the positives and negative it brings

Coastal Zone
Students will investigate the process, landforms and issues found along the coastlines on the British Isles.

Spring Term

Ecosystems
Students will study the different ecosystems and the features of them found around the world

Urban areas investigation
Students will investigate urban areas in the UK.  They will look at the land use, social economic and environmental issues as well as producing an investigation into a named area.

Summer Term

Urban areas investigation
Students will investigate urban areas in the UK.  They will look at the land use, social economic and environmental issues as well as producing an investigation into a named area.

Kenya country study
An study of Kenya, its key physical features and human processes occurring in the country

Year 9

Autumn Term

Geology
Students study an introduction into UK geology and key rock types

Plate tectonics – Earthquakes
Students will study the causes, effects and responses to earthquakes.

Spring Term

Volcanoes
Students will study the causes, effects and responses to volcanoes.

Population & Migration
Students will investigate global population distribution as well as population policies and population problems.

Summer Term

Development
Students will investigate the different reasons why we have rich and poor countries and if the gap between them is getting bigger.

Population investigation/GCSE

Year 10

AQA GCSE Geography
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse/geography-b-8035

Autumn Term

Topic 1 – Changing Landscapes of the UK

Topic 1A – Coastal Landscapes and processes

Topic 1B – River Landscapes and Processes

Spring Term

Topic 1B – River Landscapes and Processes

Topic 3 – Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Management

Summer Term

Topic 2 – Weather Hazards and Climate Change

Year 11

AQA GCSE Geography
http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse/geography-b-8035

Autumn Term

Topic 4 – Changing Cities

Topic 5 – Global Development

Spring Term

Topic 5 – Global Development

Topic 6 – Resource Management

Topic 6A – Water Resource Management

Summer Term

Topic 6A – Water Resource Management

Component 3 – Fieldwork and UK Challenges

Pearson AS and A2 Level Geography

Geographers are often at the front line of the world’s war zones and disaster areas and enabling people to update their views of the earth and its inhabitants.

Secretary General of the United Nations.

Interested? If not, how does this sound?

Geography graduates are highly employable!

Times Educational Supplement.

If either of these appeals to you then you should consider an A Level in Geography. Are you interested in what can be done to prevent disasters such as the Asian Tsunami or Hurricane Katrina?

Are you keen to enhance your understanding of global issues?

Rather than waiting for the world to change, why not use your skills as a global citizen and go out and change it? Skills which will give you an understanding of this:

Studying Geography at A Level will give you all the skills that top universities and employers desire, ‘Of all the subjects, it is Geography that best draws together the techniques of research, planning, communications and presentations that employers demand today.’

Director, Transport Research.

Select a subject which will enhance and broaden your future possibilities rather than severely limit them – choose Geography!

Qualification equivalence: AS/A Level
Course contact: Mr Herbertson
Assessment: Exam
Additional entry requirements: C in GCSE Geography and English Language
Suggested combinations: History, Maths, Physics, Biology, English
Link: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/geography-2016.html