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The Geography Department aims to provide a rich, relevant and stimulating curriculum, which offers all students an informative and interactive discovery of Geography through providing differentiated resources and creative, yet challenging, learning experiences.

All students study Geography in 2 hours per week. They are taught a mixture of physical and human Geography topics which cover a wide range of skills. In Year 9, students study the following topics:

  • Natural World
  • Should we be concerned about climate change?
  • What are the threats to people living in glacial environments?
  • Human World
  • What is Russia’s demographic challenge?
  • Can India’s urban population cope?
  • Resourceful world
  • To what extent is oil a blessing or a curse?
  • Do we still need to send food parcels to Africa?

Assessments take the form of extended pieces of writing mid-way through each topic and an end of topic test.

Useful links
http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/investigatingclimatechange/ (climate change topic)
http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/russia-whereisthebestgeography/ (Russia topic)

KS3 Geography Overview
Yr9 Geography Scheme of Learning
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