Year 7

Autumn Term

  1. It’s your planet
  2. Maps and mapping
  3. About the UK

Spring Term

  1. Coasts
  2. Ecosystems

Summer Term

  1. Africa
  2. The Horn of Africa

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Geography Club takes place in P04 every Wednesday

Follow out Twitter account for links to further reading @PHSGeog

Year 8

Autumn Term

  1. Population
  2. Urbanisation
  3. Tectonic Activity

Spring Term

  1. Rivers
  2. International Development

Summer Term

  1. Weather and climate
  2. Our warming climate

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Geography Club takes place in P04 every Wednesday

Follow out Twitter account for links to further reading @PHSGeog

Year 9

Autumn Term

Paper 1 – Challenges in the Physical Environment

  1. Natural hazards
  2. Tectonic hazards
  3. Weather hazards

Spring Term

Paper 1 – Challenges in the Physical Environment

  1. Climate change
  2. UK landscapes
  3. Coastal landscapes

Summer Term

Paper 1 – Challenges in the Physical Environment

  1. River landscapes
  2. Ecosystems
  3. Tropical rainforests

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Key textbooks

GCSE Geography AQA Student Book

GCSE Geography AQA Revision Guide

GCSE Geography AQA Exam Practice

Useful websites 

BBC Bitesize – content website with revision materials and quizzes

Seneca Learning – an online revision platform that students sign up for

Year 10

Autumn Term

Paper 1 – Challenges in the Physical Environment

  1. Cold environments
  2. Rivers investigation

Spring Term

Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment

  1. The urban world
  2. Urban change in the UK
  3. The development gap

Summer Term

Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment

  1. The development gap
  2. Nigeria a newly emerging economy

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Key textbooks

GCSE Geography AQA Student Book

GCSE Geography AQA Revision Guide

GCSE Geography AQA Exam Practice

Useful websites 

BBC Bitesize – content website with revision materials and quizzes

Seneca Learning – an online revision platform that students sign up for

Year 11

Autumn Term

Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment

  1. Changing UK economy
  2. Urban investigation
  3. Resource management

Spring Term

Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment

  1. Water management

Paper 3 – Geographical skills

  1. Pre-release issue evaluation

Summer Term

Revision and exam preparation

Enrichment/Wider Reading

Key textbooks

GCSE Geography AQA Student Book

GCSE Geography AQA Revision Guide

GCSE Geography AQA Exam Practice

Useful websites 

BBC Bitesize – content website with revision materials and quizzes

Seneca Learning – an online revision platform that students sign up for

Assessment of Learning

Years 7 & 8

Students complete written test at the end of each unit, which feature a range of short response and longer exam type questions.

Years 9, 10 & 11

AQA GCSE Geography

Paper 1 – Challenges in the Physical Environment – 1 hour 30 min examination. 35% of GCSE.

Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment – 1 hour 30 min examination. 35% of GCSE

Paper 3 – Geographical skills – 1 hour 15 min examination. 30% of GCSE.

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