Geography

Geography

"The study of geography is about more than just memorising places on a map. It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exist across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.”  - Barack Obama

 

Geography is...

A subject which gives pupils an understanding of the great diversity of people and places that make up our world. Through learning about their local, national and international communities, pupils become more responsible citizens and more aware of their role in the future of our planet.

 

SEQUENCE of Learning

KS

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 1

Summer 1

Summer 2

3

7

My Home

What is Feltham like? 

Weather

What controls the weather and how does it impact us in the UK?

Population and migration

Why do people migrate? 

Africa 

Why is it important to understand Africa?

Rivers 

How do humans use rivers?

EOY Portfolio 

8

 

Development 

How is development different around the world?

 

Tropical rainforests

How are our rainforests changing?

Natural resources

How do we use our planet's resources ?  

Population and migration 

Why do people migrate to London?

Africa

Why is the River Nile so important to so many people? 

EOY Portfolio 

9

Geography of Health

How can diseases impact our lives?

Volcanoes

What impacts do volcanoes have on us? 

Superpowers

How do we use our planet's resources?

Energy

Why is the UK having a crisis and how can we solve this? 

Conflict

What causes conflict around the world? 

EOY Portfolio 

4

10

Hazards

What are the physical processes of earth and how do we interact with them? 

 

Living world

What are the ecosystems and how do we interact with them? 

UK physical (coasts)

What are the physical processes that occur at our coastlines?

How do humans use the coast to benefit us?

UK physical (rivers) 

What are the physical processes that occur in our rivers?

How do humans use the coast to benefit?

Urban challenges (paper 2)

How are urban areas changing? What impact will this have on how we live? 

EOY Revision

11

Paper 1 misconception 

How can we improve our knowledge on hazards, urbanisation and development?

Fieldwork (paper 2) 

How and why drainage basin and channel characteristics influence flood risk for people and property along a river in the UK?  

How and why does quality of life vary in urban areas?

Paper 3

Why is the biosphere so important to human wellbeing and how do humans use and modify it to obtain resources?

What are the threats to forest biomes and how can they be reduced?

How can the growing demand for energy be met without serious environmental consequences?

Revision

Revision

 

GCSE current Year 11: Edexcel B Geography

GCSE current Year 10: AQA Geography  

 

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