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Staff
 
Mrs C Coulson (Head of Humanities)
Miss E Livesey
Miss L Kolberg
 
 
Key Stage 3

 
Yr. 8
Yr. 9
Term 1
Economic Activities
Tourism
Term 2
 
 
Term 3
Rainforests
Development
Term 4
 
 
Term 5
Tectonics
Population
Term 6
 
 

 
Key Stage 4 - Edexcel A
 
Unit  1 – Geographical Skills and Challenges
Why do we have maps and what can they tell us?
How to use web mapping sites such as Google Earth.
How and why our climate is changing.
How we can protect our planet for a longer life.
 
Unit 2 – The Natural Environment
Why do coastlines retreat, cause cliff collapses and the loss of houses into the sea?
What causes major flooding and what can we do to prevent it?
Why do people choose to live in volcanic areas?
How can we reduce our carbon footprint?
Why do some countries have a limited water supplies while others have more water than they need?
 
Unit 3 – The Human Environment
How can the planet provide a living for us?
Why are there so many derelict factories?
Why are there so many elderly people in the UK?
What makes people move from one country to another?
Are there any negative effects of tourism?
 
Unit 4 – Investigating Geography.
A piece of coursework investigating a geographical process of 2000 words. This usually is a River Study of Burbage Brook in Hathersage, Derbyshire.

 
 

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Donington
Lincolnshire
PE11 4TF
 
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