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What will I Learn?

Geography is a fascinating and varied subject which helps pupils to understand more about the world in which you live. It develops a number of different skills including describing and analysing data, map skills and encouraging attitudes and views. Our aim is to promote a love of Geography, both Human and Physical. All pupils study Geography in Years 7 and 8, after which it becomes an optional subject.

Year 7

  • Map skills
  • Rivers
  • Settlement
  • Brazil

Year 8

  • Industry
  • Environment
  • Population
  • Kenya

Year 9

  • Tourism
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Japan

GCSE

Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Geography A

Pupils will find that the course extends their knowledge gained from year 7-9 and that there is progression and continuity through the course.

Paper 1: The Physical Environment.

  • The Changing Landscape of the UK
  • Weather hazards and climate change
  • Ecosystems, biodiversity and management

Paper 2: The Human Environment

  • Changing Cities
  • Global Development
  • Resource Management

Paper 3: Geographical Investigations: Fieldwork and UK Challenges

Pupils attend two fieldwork days, the first being in year 10 to Doncaster for an urban study and the second being in year 11 to the Peak District for a river study.