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Geography

Key Stage 3

Year 7 Year 8 Year 9
  • What is Geography / Local area fieldwork?     
  • Life in the UK
  • London
  • Coasts
  • Climate change and the UK - Past and present
  • Glaciation in the UK
  • Development - including a focus on Africa
  • Asia - including a focus on China and India
  • Hostile environments - including a focus on Antarctica
  • Russia and Middle East - Curse or Blessing?
  • Living world (Ecosystems / Tropical Rainforests / hot deserts)
  • Tectonic hazards
  • Resource
    Management

 

Key Stage 3 assessment

One assessment per topic which could be any of the following:

  • written test with short and long questions
  • extended writing
  • presentation

 

Key Stage 4

AQA GCSE Geography (8035)

Year 10 Year 11
  • Weather hazards & Climate Change
  • Rivers & Associated Landscapes
  • Glaciers & Associated
    Landscapes
     
  • Urban Environments
  • Urban field work visit to Watford & follow up
  • The Changing Economic World


     

 

Key Stage 4 assessment

  • 1 x short mid topic assessment typically between 12 & 15 marks
  • 1 x full end of topic assessment typically out of 30 marks

 

Key Stage 5

Edexcel Geography A level (9GE0 from 2016)

Year 12 Year 13

Dynamic Landscapes –

  • Tectonic Processes and Hazards

Landscape Systems, Processes and Change –

  • Coastal Landscapes and Change

Dynamic Places

  • Globalisation

Shaping Places

  • Regenerating Places

Physical Systems and Sustainability

  • The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
  • The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Human Systems and Geopolitics

  • Superpowers

Global Development and Connections

Migration, Identity and Sovereignty

 

 

Key Stage 5 assessment

  • Short and longer answer questions, typically past/sample examination questions

 

Curriculum Enrichment outside of the classroom

  • Year 7 visit to Chesham as an introduction to KS3 Geography & Geographical enquiry
  • Year 9 combined Biology visit to Whipsnade Zoo to investigate animal and plant adaptations
  • Year 10 visit to Iceland to experience physical and human processes
  • Year 10 GCSE River Misbourne visit to develop students’ Geographical enquiry skills
  • Year 11 GCSE Watford Regeneration visit to further develop student geographical enquiry skills
  • Year 12 residential visit to launch the A-level coursework and develop geographical enquiry skills to A level standard

 

A level geography (Edexcel) https://www.cheshamgrammar.org/597/sixth-form-subject-information

 

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