Geography

Introduction

Through studying Geography, students develop knowledge, skills and understanding that will help them grow up in an increasingly complex world.

Staff

Mrs S Stone – Head of Department

Mrs B Barron – Head of Department (Maternity Cover)

KS3

Throughout Years 7 to 9, classwork is supported by fieldwork whenever possible and this forms an important and stimulating part of our curriculum. The department run a range of visits including Malham, Holderness, Sorrento and Iceland.

For further information please see our Main School Prospectus

KS4

At GCSE, students will follow an up-to-date course based on the real world which will be delivered through a variety of teaching methods, including discussions, group work, drama, debates, fieldwork, role play, presentations, map work, satellite imagery, GIS, ICT and personal research. In all areas there is an opportunity for you to explore different parts of the world, the idea of sustainable development and to emphasise your future role in caring for the environment.

For further information please see our KS4 Options Booklet 2019-2021

 

KS5

During Geography A Level, in Year 12, students will study two physical Geography topics and two human Geography topics. This is followed by two further human Geography topics in Year 13.

For further information please see our Sixth Form Prospectus

 

Additional Learning Resources

Please visit Moodle VLE for 6th Form course resources and kerboodle.com for online GCSE textbooks. Teacher scan provide login details for this.

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