Geography Course Content

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Geography

 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
Autumn 1 Map skills & Basic Geography

  • Oceans and continents
  • Direction, Map symbols
  • 4&6 figure grid references
Deadly earth

  • Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Tropical storms
Rivers & Coasts

  • Why they are important
  • What they are like
  • Problems they face
Autumn 2 Development

  • What is development
  • How development is measured
  • LIDC, EDC and AC examples
Globalisation

  • Global brands
  • Sweatshops
  • Different industries
Amazing Geography

  • Film study
  • How Geography is shown in movies
  • How accurate film can be
Spring 1 Settlement

  • Types of settlement
  • Where people live
  • Greenfield and brownfield debate
Geography issues

  • Deforestation
  • Food security
  • Sustainability
Endangered ecosystems

  • World ecosystems
  • How they are different
  • Threats to ecosystems
Spring 2 Awesome adventures

  • What the continents are like
  • Different environments
Super countries-country comparison

  • China
  • India
  • Russia
GCSE intro Resources Reliance

  • What resources are
  • How are humans have an impact
  • Solving problems
Summer 1 Population issues

  • How many people live in the world
  • Population control
  • Population the future
Pole to Pole

  • A study of different places from the North to South Pole
Controlled Assessment-Local Geography issue

  • Fieldwork
  • Field trip write up
  • Conclusions and evaluations
Summer 2 Is the world going to end?

  • Climate change
  • Global warming
  • How we can help the world
Geog of Sport

  • Stadium location
  • Ethical sport
  • Olympics/World cup study
Glaciation

  • What a glacier is