Geography
Part of the ‘Discover’ Wing

Mrs White : Teacher of Geography

Mrs White

Teacher of Geography

Mr Richards : Assistant Headteacher and Teacher of Geography

Mr Richards

Assistant Headteacher and Teacher of Geography

Miss Frew : Teacher of Geography

Miss Frew

Teacher of Geography


Key Stage 3

Year 7

  • 7.1 Introduction (Where in the world are we?)
    • Assessment: Base line assessmen
    • Assessment: Skills test
  • 7.2 South West (through Mapwork)
    • Assessment: Holiday brochure
    • Assessment: Skills test
    • Assessment: Local Area Village Enquiry or China Clay Investigation/Performance
  • 7.3 Weather
    • Assessment: Weather test
    • Assessment: Microclimate
  • 7.4 Ecosystems
    • Assessment: Ecosystems test
    • Rainforest Investigation – independent enquiry

Year 8

  • 8.1 Resources – Sustainability – The Global Challenge
    • Assessment: Energy test
    • Global Footprint
    • Mystery – why are the Powells changing their roof tiles
  • 8.2 Water
    • Assessment: River Day write-up
    • Assessment: River Fieldwork Investigation
    • Assessment: Rivers test
  • 8.3 Development
    • Assessment: Developing Country Enquiry
    • Bihari Farmer ICT
  • 8.4 Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunamis
    • Assessment: Investigation into recent earthquake
    • Test on tectonics

Key Stage 4

At Key Stage Four pupils have the option to continue with Geography. Pupils cover the following topics:

Term 1 – The Coastal Zone Tourism Controlled assessment
Term 2 – Urban Environment The Restless Earth Water on the Land
Term 3 – Globalisation

Assessments at the end of each of the 6 topics exam practice.

Exam Board – AQA GSCE Geography A. (4030) There are several opportunities for fieldwork during the course:

•Coastal fieldwork to Perranporth
•Controlled assessment fieldwork – varies
•Boscastle fieldwork

Controlled assessment (25% of exam)