Geography Department

We see Geography as an essential subject for all highly educated citizens of the world

Geography aligned

Pupils in Key Stage Three follow a carefully designed programme to suit the new National Curriculum. It covers such diverse topics as disasters, development and ecosystems. In year 7 students study the Enquire curriculum which focuses around Birmingham. In year 8 students study human and physical geography focusing and various topic such as Coasts, China, Rivers, Urbanisation and Population. Each pupil will be set weekly Home Learning in Year Seven and Year Eight. Our curriculum aims to offer opportunities for varied learning within the class and enriching out of class learning experiences (such as fieldwork, creative design and role play).
GCSE Geography is offered as an option at the end of Year Eight. GCSE pupils study for three years and currently undertake the AQA specification. Key Stage Four pupils have three lessons each week and will be offered the opportunity to participate in fieldwork and further out of class learning. GCSE Geography is a well-regarded qualification at schools and Sixth Form colleges and a must have for pupils wishing to study A level Geography and beyond.

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