Geography

Welcome to Geography

 

The content of this course will enable students;

  • To consolidate and extend their knowledge of the world’s major countries and their human and physical features.
  • To understand how human and physical processes interact to influence, and change landscapes, environments and the climate: and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems

 

Volcano

 

 

Key Stage 3 Curriculum

 

The subject is delivered by studying a variety of human and physical topics throughout the Key Stage

Units covered include

  • An introduction to Geography
  • Weather and Climate
  • The United Kingdom
  • Settlement
  • Crime
  • Rivers and Flooding
  • International development
  • Kenya
  • Tourism
  • Population
  • Plate tectonics
  • The environment
  • Global fashion
  • Coasts
  • Italy

Skills covered include

  • Mapwork – grid references
  • Compass work
  • Atlas skills
  • Drawing and interpreting a variety of graphs

By the end of the Key Stage pupils should have developed an understanding and appreciation of the subject and continued to enrich their locational knowledge and environmental understanding.