The aim of Geography is to develop students’ understanding of the world in which they live. We hope that our students learn to appreciate that they are part of a local, national and global community and their part in it matters.
SCHEMES OF WORK
KEY STAGE 3
Within the Geography curriculum students will have access to learning resources including textbooks, videos & DVDs, the use of ICT and opportunities to carry out investigations outside of school. Students will investigate a wide range of people, places and environments. They will explore contrasting countries and aspects of human, physical and environmental geography. They will complete enquiry work and take part in field work activities to develop their geographical knowledge.
KEY STAGE 4
Geography Specification A 9032 with units on:
- Unit 1 – Physical Geography
Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins – 75 marks – 37.5%
- Unit 2 – Human Geography
Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins – 84 marks – 37.5%
- Unit 3 – Local Fieldwork Investigation
Controlled assessment- 60 marks – 25%
KEY STAGE 5
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 in Travel and Tourism: This course provides a mixture of academic and practical content. The course offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enter. These learners may wish to extend their programme through the study of general qualifications such as GCE AS Levels, additional specialist learning (eg through another BTEC qualification) or a complementary NVQ.
You can find more information about the curriculum the school is following by contacting Mr Tudor by email or calling 0151 230 2570.