To enable students to understand and resolve issues about the environment and sustainable development. Geography is also an important link between the natural and social sciences. As pupils study geography, they encounter different societies and cultures.
British Values Coverage
Study of countries at varying stages of development
The Rule of Law
Impact of law on geography and vice versa
Study of countries at varying stages of development and the impact of this on peoples and societies
Mutual Respect for and Tolerance of those with Different Faiths and Beliefs
The study of varying cultures encourages mutual respect and tolerance and the celebration of differences
Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Coverage
A range of teaching and learning activities that draw upon Geographical imagination, including sensory starters: How would you feel? What would you smell? What would you hear?
Students cover a range of global case studies aimed at broadening their perspective and challenging their views, values and feelings about the world around them
Students use a range of case studies comparing developing and developed countries to reflect upon the social, environmental and economic characteristics of a place, focusing on similarities and differences. Global warming studies require students to think about the direct impact of their actions.
A range of paired and group work activities are offered across both key stages. Also formal debating is a key teaching tool in this subject.
Y8 – India, Japan, Ghana
Y9 – China
Y10 –11 Changing economic world, Urbanisation
Last updated September 2017