Geography

Year group

Term 1a – Sept-Oct

Term 1b – Oct - Dec

Term 2a Jan - Feb

Term 2b – Feb-Mar

Term 3a – Apr-May

Term 3b  June -July

6/7 lessons EVERY ½  term: ASSESSMENTS - 1 FORMATIVE / 1 SUMMATIVE EVERY HALF TERM

7 (38.5 LESSONS)

 

 

 

 

 

Baseline assessment (1)

 

Map Skills / Atlas skills

 

“How do we use maps to locate and describe places?”

China – an Asian country

 

“What are the human and physical features of China? What issues does the country face and how does it face them?”

Weather and Climate

 

“How do we record our weather and why is it different? How can it effect people and places?”

Development

 

 

“How do we measure development and how can we tackle unequal development?”

River processes and landforms

 

“How do rivers shape our land and how can they effect people?”

School fieldwork – enquiry

 

“What is the environmental quality of our school like?”

9/10 lessons EVERY ½ term: ASSESSMENTS - 2 FORMATIVE / 1 SUMMATIVE EVERY HALF TERM

8 (58.5 LESSONS)

 

 

 

 

 

Population and resources

 

“Where and why do people live we they do and how do they use and impact the world’s resources?”

Kenya – an African country

 

“How is Kenya a diverse country?”

Ecosystems – TRF

 

 

“What are the characteristics of a TRF and how are humans impacting them?”

Coastal processes and landforms

 

“Why are coastal landscapes created and why are coastal areas at risk?”

 

 

Natural hazards – Earthquakes

 

“Why do EQ’s happen and what are the effects and responses to them?”

Glaciation

 

 

“How has Ice shaped our land and what opportunities / challenges do glacial valleys present humans?”

9/10 lessons EVERY ½ term; ASSESSMENTS - 2 FORMATIVE / 1 SUMMATIVE EVERY HALF TERM

9 (58.5 LESSONS)

 

 

 

 

Tourism – tertiary jobs

Urbanisation – issues with HIC

Globalisation

Cold Environments - Antarctica

Violent Volcanoes

GIS / issue evaluation

16/17 lessons EVERY ½ term: ASSESSMENTS 3 FORMATIVE / 1 SUMMATIVE EVERY HALF TERM

10 (100 LESSONS)

 

 

 

 

 

PAPER1: Section A – The Challenge of Natural Hazards

  1. Natural Hazards (1)
  2. Tectonic Hazards (8)
  3. Weather Hazards (8)

 

Section A continued…

 

  1. Climate Change (4)

 

Section B – Living World

 

  1. Ecosystems (3)
  2. TRF (8)

 

Section B continued…

 

  1. Issue evaluation – 2019 TRF exam (6)

 

  1. Deserts (4)

 

Section C – Physical Landscapes of the UK

 

  1. UK Physical Landscapes (1)
  2. Coastal Land scapes (2)

Section C – continued…

 

  1. Coastal landscapes continued (8)

 

  1. River Landscapes (10)

 

 

Section C – continued…

 

  1. River Landscapes continued

Revision

 

 

End of Year Assessments

 

Fieldwork

11 (100 LESSONS)

 

 

 

 

Paper 2: Section A – Challenges in the Human Environment

  1. Urban Issues and Challenges (16)

 

Section B – Changing Economic World (16)

Section C – The Challenge of Resource Management

 

  1. Resource management (3)
  2. Energy (8)

 

Revision / Issue Evaluation – Water 2018 exam

Pre – release Issue Evaluation / Revision

 

  

Website: http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse/geography-8035