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This page outlines the topics taught in each term through Key Stage 3 (years 7 to 9), along with an overview of how assessments will take place.

 

Year 7

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Introduction to Geography including Geographical skills and Map Skills.

Coastal environments – physical processes and human interaction with coastlines.

Population and resources – world population growth and concept of sustainability in terms of energy.

 

During the year, pupils will be assessed by interim assessments and peer assessments about world geographical features, processes of physical coastal erosion and world energy sources.

 

At the end of the year, pupils will be assessed by level assessments with success criteria about map skills, coastal erosion in Yorkshire and world population growth

 

Year 8

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Geography of crime – human socio-economic causes of crime, and plotting of map data to help fight crime.

Rivers and flooding – physical processes of hydrological cycle and processes of erosion. Consequences of flooding.

Ecosystems – physical, human and environmental aspects of ecosystems, and the interaction of all these elements.

 

During the year, pupils will be assessed by interim assessments and peer assessments about causes and ways to deal with crime, river processes & landforms and climatic zones & vegetation.

 

At the end of the year, pupils will be assessed by level assessments with success criteria about how secure our school is in terms of crime, a written report on flooding in Boscastle and a research assignment into tropical rainforests.

 

Year 9

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Tectonic processes – causes and consequences of earthquakes and volcanoes.

Weather and climate – how do we measure weather and how is our climate changing.

Globalisation through the study of the global fashion industry.

 

During the year, pupils will be assessed by interim assessments and peer assessments about plate tectonics and plate boundaries, measuring the weather and climate and measuring development & conditions for employees of sweatshops.

 

At the end of the year, pupils will be assessed by level assessments with success criteria about creating a leaflet advising people how to prepare and protect themselves from earthquakes, write a report into causes and consequences of hurricane Katrina and a presentation about the problems related to the global fashion industry.



 

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