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15/08/19

We are extremely proud of all our year 13 students who have achieved another year of record results. https://t.co/g9xFBn7bzC

27/07/19

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Congratulations!!! have finished their today in ! Changing perceptions of the industry for students from ! Thank you!! https://t.co/T55mCXbeI7

21/07/19

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17/07/19

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Well done to Jam Band who won this year’s Creative Clash . What a fantastic evening full of incredible talent. Thanks everyone who came to support our students. Have a wonderful and safe summer holidays! https://t.co/cswM5R7usE

15/07/19

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Jam band performing for year 9 achievement assembly today https://t.co/Lb26RiFq4a

15/07/19

The red carpet is out for our Year 9 Graduation party!! https://t.co/E04zZaoaeQ

15/07/19

Parents: the local authority are giving a training session for parents tomorrow 16th July 7.30pm on how to keep your children safe online at home over the summer hols. The training is on facebook. Link is https://t.co/6VUkSlbwUB

14/07/19

Last week of term coming up. Please ensure your child has 100% attendance...we keep them learning to the last minute - no videos or other waste of time. School finishes at 2pm on Friday.

12/07/19

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Good Luck to ’s own year 11 triple jumper Daniel, who is competing in the ESAA championships today. https://t.co/3sQZlsHt0X 12.30-12.45pm today 🤞🙌💪 https://t.co/MPcE2Bpy2Z

12/07/19

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Year 7 practising their French and learning to make croissants on our visit to Boulogne-sur-Mer https://t.co/aouHibU40T

12/07/19

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12/07/19

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First Batch of medals for at Federation Sports day! https://t.co/aYE3y43GV3

12/07/19

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More medals for 🏅🙌 https://t.co/Os3asxMUAn

12/07/19

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12/07/19

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A great win for Hannah in the year 8 800m 🙌🏅#letsgohannahletsgo https://t.co/lcxgFhdijU

12/07/19

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12/07/19

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12/07/19

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PE team 2018-2019 🙌 https://t.co/o5n5TIiEYR

11/07/19

Ezri Konsa: Aston Villa sign Brentford defender in £12m deal - BBC Sport. Our former pupil!!! https://t.co/Gi2W8b5ngf

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Geography

Exam board:  AQA

Geography is compulsory in Year 7/8, then an options subject from Year 9.  However the vast majority of students will take either Geography or History to the end of Year 11 as it is an EBACC subject.

At Key Stage 3, it is essential students are equipped with the basic geographical skills and content that are needed for GCSE as often Geography is not delivered explicitly at KS2.

At Key Stage 4, the AQA Geography GCSE specification is delivered.

How the course works:

Geography explains why, and helps you prepare for those changes. If you enjoy studying Geography carry on studying it! You are likely to achieve your best results in a subject you enjoy.

Students will have the opportunity to take part in a number of fieldtrips to enhance the issues taught in the geography classroom and make examples ‘real’. All students will have the opportunity to visit the coast to study the processes taking place there, as well as an area of urban regeneration.

Course content/Assessment:

Living with the physical environment:

  • The challenge of natural hazards
  • The living world – desert and Tropical Rainforest Ecosystems
  • Physical landscapes in the UK – Rivers and Coasts

Challenges in the human environment

  • Urban Issues and Challenges – more and more of the world’s population are living in urban areas. What is this and what issues does it cause?
  • - The Changing Economic World - Some countries are rich and others are poor – why is this and how can we change it?
  • The Challenge of Resource Management – Food, water and energy and essential to human development – why is there so much inequalities in the supply and consumption of these resources?

Geographical Applications

  • Fieldwork - Fieldwork is an essential aspect of geography – through two geographical enquiries, you will extend your geographical understanding by relating learning to real experiences of the world.

Geographical Skills

  • Cartographic skills - relating to a variety of maps at different scales
  • Graphical Skills – How can you select and construct graphs to present data?
  • Numerical Skills – How can your skills in statistics help you present and read data?
  • Three examination papers – 1 hour 30 minutes each

    At Key Stage 5, the AQA specification is also delivered. The students will be assessed by three examinations at the end of Year 2. The units studied are:

  • Physical Geography
  • Human Geography
  • Geographical Fieldwork Investigation

Year 1

Year 2

Hazards

Changing Places

Coastal Systems

Fieldwork Skills

Plus 2x days of compulsory fieldwork

In ADDITION to the ones studied in Year 1:

Water and Carbon Cycles

Global Systems and Governance

Contemporary Urban Environments

Plus 4x days of compulsory fieldwork

 

*This section is currently being rewritten to reflect the September curriuculum.

 

Documents

Geography Long Term Plan 07th Apr 2015 Download
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