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Aims:

 

  • Acquire and develop Geographical knowledge and understanding of places and themes around the world

  • Make use of a wide range of precise Geographical vocabulary ◦Analyse geographical patterns, processes and change

  • Appreciate the interactions within and between the physical and human environments

  • Appreciate the interdependence of places

  • Learn the processes that have determined the formation of distinctive landforms from contrasting environments

  • Undertake and be able to compare, a range of studies at widening scales and in contrasting places and environments

  • Apply their Geographical knowledge and understanding in unfamiliar contexts

  • Select and make effective use of skills and techniques to support their geographical investigations

  • Appreciate the limitations of Geographical evidence and the tentative and incomplete nature of some explanations

 

 

About:

This is an option which is extremely popular at GCSE. Geography has recently run fieldtrips to The London Docklands, River Darent and Swanage, Dorset.

Key Stage 3

 

Map skills, Ecosystems, Weather and climate.

 

Weathering & Erosion, Rivers and Coasts, Impossible Places, Population and resources.

Key Stage 4

 

The challenge of natural hazards, The changing economic world, The Living World.

 

Urban issues and challenges, Physical landscapes in the UK (coasts and rivers), The challenge of resource management, Issue evaluation and Geographical skills.

Key Stage 5

 

Coastal Landscapes, Changing spaces: Making places, Geographical Debates.

 

Earth Hazards, Ecosystems & environments under threat, Development & inequalities & 1 piece of coursework 

 
 

 

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