- Map skills
- Weather and climate
KS3 Assessment – there is a mid topic and end of topic test for each topic covered at KS3.
AQA GCSE GEOGRAPHY
Paper 1 – 35% of GCSE
Living with the physical environment
- Natural hazards
- Tectonic hazards
- Weather hazards
- Climate change
The living world
- Tropical rainforests
- Cold environments
Physical landscapes in the UK
Paper 2 – 35% of GCSE
- Global pattern of urban change
- Urban growth in Nigeria
- Urban challenges in the UK
- Sustainable development of urban areas
The changing economic world
- Economic development and quality of life
- Reducing the global development gap
- Economic development in Nigeria
- Economic change in the UK
The challenge of resource management
- Global resource management
Paper 3 – 30% of GCSE
- Issue evaluation
- Fieldwork and Geographical enquiry
KS4 Assessments – practice questions completed all the way through the course with end an end of topic test at the end of each topic covered.
AQA A level Geography
Paper 1 – 40% of A level
- Water and the carbon cycle
Paper 2 – 40% of A level
- Global governance
- Changing places
- Population and the Environment
NEA (Non- examined assessment) – 20% of A level
- 3000-4000 word field work investigation, collecting primary data to analyse.
KS5 Assessments – practice questions completed all the way through the course with end an end of topic test at the end of each topic covered.
Beyond the Classroom
KS4 – 1 in each year
- Year 9 – Belfairs woods to look at ecosystems
- Year 10 – Coastal fieldwork
- Year 11- stratford, London- urban fieldwork
All these trips are essential for paper 3 of the GCSE.
Year 12 - 3 Trips to Walton-on-the-naze, London and Southend.
Year 13- Students will then pick where they want to complete their fieldwork to go back and collect the data.