Geography

Objectives:

Learners must demonstrate their ability to:

A01: Demonstrate knowledge of locations, processes, environments and different scales

A02: Demonstrate geographical understanding of concepts and how they are used in relation to places, environment and processes.

A03: Apply knowledge and understanding to interpret, analyse and evaluate geographical information and issues and to make judgements

A04: Select, adapt and use a variety of skills and techniques to investigate questions and issues and communicate findings.


Year

Year 10

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Theme 2: Changing Environments

Coasts

Paper 1

Theme 2: Changing Environments

Rivers

 

Paper 1

Theme 2: Changing Environments

Weather and Climate

Paper 1

Theme 2: Changing Environments.

Climate change

 

Paper 1

Theme 1: Changing Places - Changing Economies

Urbanisation in contrasting cities

Paper 1

Theme 1: Changing Places - Changing Economies

Field work

Urban vs Rural

Paper 1 and 3

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

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Assessment- A01 - A04

Shaping the Landscape – Coasts and Coastal Management

Distinctive coastal landscapes

Coastal management

Conflicts in coastal management

Skills:

Numerical, Cartographical

Assessment: A01-A04

Shaping the Land scape  - River and river management, River landscapes in the UK

River Floods and consequences of flooding

Management and reduction of river flooding and Conflicts in River Management

Skills:

Graphical, Numerical, Cartographical

Assessment: A01 – A04

Weather and Climate.

Variation in the UK Weather

Global circulation of atmosphere creating climatic zones.

Weather hazards at global scale and how does this pattern change over time.

Causes, impacts and responses to two contrasting extreme weather events

Skills:

Graphical, Cartographic, Numerical

Assessment: A01 – A04.

Climate Change – Causes and Effects

Climate change during the quaternary period

The causes of global warming

The consequences of climate change

How and why do attitudes to climate change vary?

What role can individuals and governments in the UK play in reducing the risk of climate change?

Skills

Numerical, Graphical, Statistical

Assessment: A01 – A04

Urbanisation in contrasting global cities:

Urbanisation a global phenomenon

Ways of life and current challenges  created by urbanisation in 2 global cities

Strategies used to manage the impact of urbanisation in global cities

Skills:

Numerical, Statistical, Cartographical, Graphical

Assessment: A01 – A04

Urban and Rural Processes and change in the UK:

Changes in where people live in both rural and urban areas of the UK

Features of urban areas in the UK

Factors influencing rural change across the UK

 Causes and effects of change in retail provision across the UK

 Leisure use in Urban and rural areas across the UK

Trip to the South Coast (Littlehampton)

Skills: Graphical, Numerical, Statistical


Year

Year 11

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

Global Perspectives and developmental issues

Paper 1

Water

Paper 1

Theme 3: Environmental Challenges

Eco systems

Paper 1

Desertification:

Paper 1

Revision

 

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

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6 weeks

6 weeks

3 weeks

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Assessment: A01-A02

Global Perspective on development Issues:

Global patterns of development

Global processes that connect countries at different levels of development

The causes and consequences of uneven development

Advantages of different types of aid project

Skills:

Numerical, Statistical, Cartographi, Graphical 

Assessment: A01-A04

Water resources and management:

Supply and demand of water

Demand exceeding supply

Challenges of managing water supply

Skills:

Numerical, Cartographic, Graphical

Assessment: A01-A04

How Ecosystems function

Climate and biomes at a global scale.

Physical processes and interaction operating within an ecosystem.

How are small ecosystems in the UK used and managed.

Eco systems under threat  and people

Damages to ecosystem and Management of ecosystem

Skills:

Numerical, Cartographic, Graphical 

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Desertification

Physical processes in hot and semi-arid regions

Human activity and desertification

Management of desertification

Trip to Reigate

Sphere of influence and transect

Review on the approaches of fieldwork methodology, representation and analysis

Enquiry to investigate conceptual framework

Application of broad geographical concepts

Skills:

Statistical, Numerical, cartographical, Graphical

 

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