Geography

Geography is a living, breathing subject, constantly adapting itself to change. It is dynamic and relevant. For me, geography is a great adventure with a purpose. (Michael Palin)

Year 7, 8 and 9 Curriculum

Year 7
Year 7Understanding the world around us
AutumnUnit 1: What makes Liverpool a great place?
SpringUnit 2: What is the weather and climate like around the world?
SummerUnit 3: What features make up The UK’s landscape?
Year 8
Year 8How is the world changing?
AutumnHow is our climate changing?
SpringHow are urban areas developing?
SummerHow are ecosystems changing?
Year 9
Year 9What does the future hold?
AutumnWill it ever be safe to live near plate boundaries?
SpringWill population growth ever slow down?
SummerWill there be enough resources for everybody?
Year 10
Year 10Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Tectonic Hazards – Understand the formation and tectonic hazards and why risk differs around the world.
Autumn HT2Climate Change – Understand the natural and human causes of climate change and evidence of past and future change.
Spring HT1Ecosystems – Understand the abiotic and biotic characteristics of hot deserts and the challenges and opportunities to development in these regions.
Spring HT2Rivers – Understand the features of rivers relating to river processes from source to mouth and flooding
Spring HT2Coasts – Understand the coastal processes that lead to changes in the landscape, linking to landforms and management.
Summer HT1Resource Management (Food) – Understand the global inequalities of resources; changes in demand and sustainable strategies to tackle issues related to food shortages.
Summer HT2Fieldwork and Geographical Investigation
Year 11
Year 11Unit/Topic
Autumn HT1Urban Issues and Challenges – Understand the development gap and its indicators, in addition to ways it can be reduced around the world and in a UK setting.
Autumn HT2Changing Economic World – Understand the development gap and its indicators, in addition to ways it can be reduced around the world and in a UK setting.
Spring HT1Resource Management (Food) – Understand the global inequalities of resources; changes in demand and sustainable strategies to tackle issues related to food shortages
Spring HT2Understand the pre-release booklet and its geographical issues associated
Summer HT1Revision
Summer HT2Revision

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