Geography

YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
Year 7What is Geography? - Map skills
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Map reading
Rivers and Flooding
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places - UK and Bangladesh, comparison of rivers and flooding
● Physical processes- rivers and flooding
● Human processes- cause and management of flooding
● Interaction of human and physical processes- impact of flooding
● Map reading
Africa, trade and development
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places - Uk and Africa
● Physical processes- natural geography of area, biomes, climate
● Human processes- development indicators, colonisation, development of area
● Interaction of human and physical processes- how humans rely on their environment
● Map reading

Fieldwork - Water infiltration
Water infiltration
On school site
Year 8Tectonic Hazards
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places - UK, Haiti, Thailand, New Zealand, Nepal
● Physical processes- tectonic hazards
● Human processes- impact of hazards on people lives
● Interaction of human and physical processes- management of hazards
● Map reading
Sustainable tourism
● Locational knowledge - UK, Thailand, Galapogus
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Physical processes- Climate change, the impact of tourism on the natural environment
● Human processes- cause and impact of tourism
● Interaction of human and physical processes- sustainable tourism
● Map reading
Energy and our future
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Physical processes- Greenhouse effect, climate change, global warming, impact on the environment
● Human processes- nonrenewable and renewable energies, Interaction of human and physical processes- management of climate change
● Map reading

Field work investigation - Renewable energy
Using the school site, suggest which method of renewable energy would be best
Year 9Map Skills
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Map reading
A global perspective on development (early GCSE unit)
● Locational knowledge - UK, India and Ghana
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Physical processes- physical features of areas
● Human processes- trade, development, aid, globalisation
● Map reading

Fieldwork investigation- Traffic Survey
On school site, traffic count
Coasts (early GCSE unit)
● Locational knowledge
● Geographical similarities, differences and links between places
● Physical processes- Erosion, transportation, deposition, coastal features, flooding
● Human processes- human impact on erosion and flooding
● Interaction of human and physical processes- management of coastal areas
● Map reading
Year 10● Urbanisation in contrasting global cities.

● How ecosystems function & ecosystems under threat.

● Rivers & river management.

● Global perspective on development issues.
● Urban and rural process & change in the UK.

● Fieldwork.

● Component 3 coursework tasks.
Year 11● How ecosystems function & ecosystems under threat.

● Water resource & management.

● Desertification - challenges.
● Fieldwork refresh.

● Weather and climate.
● Revision for all components.