Geography                                             

Through the study of Geography students develop critical thinking skills. They learn how to collect and analyse geographic data and develop an understanding of the relationships between the Earth and its resources and its inhabitants.  

Year 7 topics:

  • Introduction To Geography
  • Map Skills 
  • Settlement 
  • Leisure 

Field trip to Westonbirt Arboretum in the Summer term.

Year 8 topics:

  • Rivers and Flooding
  • Weather and Climate 
  • Limestone Sceneries 
  • The Geography of Crime

Year 9 topics:

  • Hazards 
  • Ecosystems 
  • Development 
  • Globalisation

GCSE Geography:

The overall structure of the GCSE Geography Course is as follows

  • Unit 1 / Physical Geography 37.5%
  • Unit 2 / Human Geography 37.5%
  • Unit 3 / Controlled Assessment 25%

Physical Geography topics:

  • Water on the Land
  • The Coastal Zone 
  • The Restless Earth

Human Geography topics:

  • Tourism 
  • Urban Environments 
  • Globalisation