Geography

Geography Curriculum Vision

Geography at All Saints aims to inspire students to learn more about the amazing planet we live on. Exploring its physical make up and the impact that humans have on the environment both the positive and the damage humans have sometimes inflicted. Students also learn about other cultures and places, how where you live influences how you live and the many things humans have in common with each other as well as the differences. Students develop a wide range of skills from communication and teamwork to cartography and interpreting data.

R Hindmarsh

R Hindmarsh

Curriculum Leader - Geography

J Thomas

J Thomas

Curriculum Leader - Geography

M D Davis

M D Davis

Strategic Leader - Geography and History

KS3 Geography Curriculum

In KS3 Geography, our students study the following topics:

Year 7

  1. Explosive Earth
  2. Rainforests
  3. Cities and urban processes
  4. Weather and climate

Year 8

  1. Rivers
  2. Development
  3. Ecosystems
  4. Fieldwork

Year 9

  1. Extreme environments
  2. Sustainability
  3. Tectonic hazards
  4. The rise of the dragon

KS4 GCSE Geography Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS4 GCSE Geography, our students study the following topics:

Paper 1: Living with the Physical Environment (35% of GCSE)

  1. Section A: The Challenge of Natural Hazards
  2. Section B: The Living World
  3. Physical Landscapes in the UK
  4. Geographical Skills

Paper 2: Challenges in the Human Environment (35% of GCSE)

  1. Section A: Urban Issues and Challenges
  2. Section B: The Changing Economic World
  3. Section C: The Challenge of Resource Management
  4. Geographical Skills

Paper 3: Geographical Applications (30% of GCSE)

  1. Section A: Issues Evaluation
  2. Section B: Fieldwork
  3. Geographical Skills

Useful websites

AQA GCSE Geography Specification 

KS5 A Level Geography Curriculum

Exam board: AQA

In KS5 A Level Geography, our students study the following topics:

Component 1: Physical Geography (40% of A Level)

  1. Section A: Water and Carbon Cycles
  2. Section B: Coastal Systems and Landscapes
  3. Section C: Hazards

Component 2: Human Geography (40% of A Level)

  1. Section A: Global Systems and Governance
  2. Section B: Changing Places
  3. Section C: Contemporary Urban Environments

Component 3: Geography Fieldwork Investigation (20% of A Level)

  1.  Non-Examined Assessment – 3000 – 4000 words

Useful websites

AQA A Level Geography Specification

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