Geography

KS3 Curriculum

Key Themes/Topics Year 7:

Half term 1 – Places

Half term 2 – Volcanoes and earthquakes

Half term 3 – Urbanisation

Half term 4 – Environmental Issues

Half term 5 – Rivers and flooding

Half term 6 – Resource management

We follow the assessment calendar so:

1)      Progress exam 1 – end of December

2)      Progress exam 2 – end of March

3)      Progress exam 3 – end of June

 

Key Themes/Topics Year 8:

Half term 1 – UK

Half term 2 – Hazards

Half term 3 – Urbanisation

Half term 4 – Ecosystems

Half term 5 – Coasts

Half term 6 – Development

We follow the assessment calendar so:

1)      Progress exam 1 – end of November

2)      Progress exam 2 – end of February

3)      Progress exam 3 – start of June

 

 

KS4 Curriculum (includes yr9, 10 an 11)

Exam board and Qualifications (If you offer more than 1 qualification and exam board, please list all)

AQA GCSE Geography

Assessment: (e.g. 3 x 90 minute written examinations in year 11)

3 written examinations in year 11, Paper 1 – Physical Geography 1 hr 30 mins, Paper 2 – Human Geography 1 hr 30 mins, Paper 3 – Geographical applications 1hr 15 mins

Key Themes/Topics Year 9:

UK Physical landscapes (rivers and coasts)

Urban Issues and Challenges

Key Themes/Topics Year 10:

Challenge of Natural Hazards

Resource Management (water)

Key Themes/Topics Year 11:

Living World (hot deserts)

The changing economic world

Geographical applications (skills, field trip and issue evaluation)

 

Recommended revision materials and websites:

Pearson – Revise AQA GCSE Geography Revision Guide

Pearson – Revise AQA GCSE Geography Revision Workbook

http://coolgeography.co.uk/gcsen/revision_zone.php

https://www.bbc.com/education/examspecs/zy3ptyc