Year 10 Parents Evening

An opportunity for selected Year 10 parents to meet with teachers to discuss their child's progress.

Geography

List of staff in the Department:

  • Ms Sarah Taylor - Head of Department (currently on maternity leave)
  • Mr Andrew Thorne
  • Ms Tracy Taylor
  • Mr Colum Reilly

KS3

Year 7

Units 1.1 + 2.1:   The World around Us / Tectonics – (21 weeks) Sept - Feb

Units 2.2 - 3.2: Weather and fieldwork  (19 weeks) Feb -  July

Year 8

Unit 1.1: Who wants to be a Billionaire / Population – (8 weeks) Oct - Nov

Unit 1.2: Antarctica / Challenges to the Planet – (7 weeks) Nov – Dec

Unit 2.1: China – (6 weeks) Jan – Feb

Unit 2.2: Rivers – (7 weeks) Feb -  March

Unit 3.1: Conflict - (5 weeks) April - May

Unit 3.2: CA2 booklet on water – (7 weeks) June – July

Year 9

Unit 1.1: Megacities – Urban Settlements  – (8 weeks) Oct - Nov

Unit 1.2: China  – (7 weeks) Nov – Dec

Unit 2.1: Rivers  – (6 weeks) Jan – Feb

Unit 2.2: Globalisation  – (7 weeks) Feb -  March

Units 3.1 + 3.2: Coasts - (12 weeks) April - July

Geography at KS4

Year 10

Units 1.1 + 1.2:  Natural Hazards – (15 weeks) Oct - Dec

Units 2.1 + 2.2:  Urbanisation  – (13 weeks) Jan – April

Unit 3.1:  Controlled Assessment 2 (5 weeks) April - May

Unit 3.2: Controlled Assessment 1 (7 weeks) June - July

Year 11

Unit 1.1: Controlled Assessment 1  – (8 weeks) Oct - Nov

Unit 1.2: Urbanisation  (7 weeks) Nov – Dec

Unit 2.1: Tourism  – (6 weeks) Jan – Feb

Unit 2.2: Unit 1 - Revision – (7 weeks) Feb -  March

Unit 3.1: Unit 2 - Revision  - (5 weeks) April - May

Unit 3.2: Exam period  – (7 weeks) June – July

How to support your child

  • Checking to see they have been assigned HW once a week, that they have completed it to a high quality, and that it is handed in on time.
  • For information about the specification from the exam board we are using (AQA) in geography which your child will be taught and assessed on; go to the AQA website: http://www.aqa.org.uk/log-in
  • We study Specification B
  • Additional reading can be from newspapers or online to improve and consolidate students’ geographical literacy for example at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education
  • Royal Geographic Society: http://www.rgs.org/HomePage.htm
  • National Geographic: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/