Trees From Above
Mountains
Forest Trees
Desert Trees

GEOGRAPHY

 

Year 7

  • It’s Your Planet – Looking at the development of Earth over the last 4.6 billion years

  • Map Skills – OS Map and Atlas skills

  • UK geography – the human and physical geography of the UK

  • Coasts – natural processes, coastal landform development and human use and management of the coast

  • Africa – An overview of the geography of the African continent before focusing in on the regional geography of East Africa.

 

Year 8

  • Natural Hazards – How earthquakes and volcanoes happen and the impact they have on people and the environment.

  • Population and Migration – Looking at world population growth and where and why people migrate to/from

  • Rivers – natural processes, river landform development and human use and management of the coast

  • Asia - An overview of the physical and human geography of the Asian continent before focusing in on China.

 

Year 9

  • Antarctica – Looking at why this wilderness area is so important and what threatens it

  • Earning a Living – What jobs people do and how/ why this has changed over time

  • Ecosystems – An overview of ecosystems and biomes, then a detailed look at tropical rainforests.

  • Earth’s Resources – looking at the resources we need to survive.

  • Russia – the physical and human geography of Russia.

 

 

AQA Geography GCSE

 

Unit 1 – 35% - 1hr 30 exam

Living with the physical environment (88 marks)

  • The challenges of natural hazards

  • The living world

  • Physical landscapes in the UK – coasts and rivers

  • Geographical skills

 

Unit 2 – 35% - 1hr 30 exam

Challenges in the human environment (88 marks)

  • Urban issues and challenges

  • The changing economic world

  • The challenge of resource management

  • Geographical skills

 

Unit 3 – 30% - 1hr 15 exam

Geographical applications (76 marks)

  • Issue evaluation

  • Fieldwork

  • Geographical skills

 

AQA A Level Geography

 

Component 1 Physical Geography (40%)

  • A written exam lasting 2 hours and 30 minutes

    • Section A: Water and carbon cycles

    • Section B: Coastal systems and landscapes

    • Section C: Hazards

 

Component 2: Human Geography (40%)

  • A written exam lasting 2 hours and 30 minutes

    • Section A: Global systems and global governance

    • Section B: Changing places

    • Section C: Population and the environment 

 

Component 3: Geographical Fieldwork Investigation (20%)

  • A 3000-4000 word independent investigation

    • Students complete an individual investigation which must include data collected in the field.

    • The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the

student relating to any part of the specification content.

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