GEOGRAPHY

Year 7 and 8

In Year 7 and 8 students follow an exciting, immersive and rigorous curriculum of REAL which incorporates all of the Humanities subjects including Geography, History and EPRE.

Year 9

In year 9 some  students can have two lessons a week. Lessons will be a combination of core and optional topics which will be delivered over a three year course following the EDUQAS GCSE Geography A qualification.

The aims of this qualification are that students will develop the ability to think ‘like a geographer’. They will develop four key skills: the ability to think creatively by posing questions; collect and record appropriate evidence, which will be analysed in class and independently; apply their geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to real world contexts.

Paper 1:  Changing Physical and Human Landscapes

Theme 1: Landscapes and Physical Processes

Theme 2: Rural-Urban Links

Theme 3: Tectonic Landscapes and Hazards

Paper 2:  Environmental and Development Issues

Theme 5: Weather, climate and Ecosystems

Theme 6: Development and Resource Issues

Theme 8: Environmental Challenges

Paper 3: Applied Fieldwork enquiry

Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their skills of geographical enquiry through fieldwork. They will undertake two fieldwork enquiries, each in a contrasting environment:

All three components will be assessed separately at the end of Year 11 in three 1 hour 30 minute exams.

Year 9 REAL

All students will follow  an exciting, immersive and rigorous curriculum of REAL which incorporates all of the Humanities subjects including Geography, History and EPRE. 

Year 10

In Year 10  students can have two lessons a week. Lessons will be a combination of core and optional topics which will be delivered over a three year course following the EDUQAS GCSE Geography A qualification.

The aims of this qualification are that students will develop the ability to think ‘like a geographer’. They will develop four key skills: the ability to think creatively by posing questions; collect and record appropriate evidence, which will be analysed in class and independently; apply their geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to real world contexts.

Paper 1: Changing Physical and Human Landscapes

Theme 1: Landscapes and Physical Processes

Theme 2: Rural-Urban Links

Theme 3: Tectonic Landscapes and Hazards

Paper 2:  Environmental and Development Issues

Theme 5: Weather, climate and Ecosystems

Theme 6: Development and Resource Issues

Theme 8: Environmental Challenges

Paper 3: Applied Fieldwork enquiry

Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their skills of geographical enquiry through fieldwork. They will undertake two fieldwork enquiries, each in a contrasting environment:

All three components will be assessed separately at the end of Year 11 in three 1 hour 30 minute exams.

Year 11

In Year 11  students can have two lessons a week. Lessons will be a combination of core and optional topics which will be delivered over a three year course following the EDUQAS GCSE Geography A qualification.

The aims of this qualification are that students will develop the ability to think ‘like a geographer’. They will develop four key skills: the ability to think creatively by posing questions; collect and record appropriate evidence, which will be analysed in class and independently; apply their geographical knowledge, understanding and skills to real world contexts.

Paper 1: Changing Physical and Human Landscapes

Theme 1: Landscapes and Physical Processes

Theme 2: Rural-Urban Links

Theme 3: Tectonic Landscapes and Hazards

Paper 2:  Environmental and Development Issues

Theme 5: Weather, climate and Ecosystems

Theme 6: Development and Resource Issues

Theme 8: Environmental Challenges

Paper 3: Applied Fieldwork enquiry

Learners will be given the opportunity to develop their skills of geographical enquiry through fieldwork. They will undertake two fieldwork enquiries, each in a contrasting environment:

All three components will be assessed separately at the end of Year 11 in three 1 hour 30 minute exams.

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