Course Information

Course structure:

Topics:

Year 7:

  • Who are we?
  • Dangerous geography
  • Diverse or Dull-how is Asia being transformed?
  • Europe's journey through geological time

Year 8:

  • Geography of Violence
  • + 2 degrees: Can 2 degrees change our world?-
  • Dark geography
  • Africa on the move

Year 9:

  • Topic 1: The Development Gap
  • Topic 2: The Living World
  • Topic 3: Rivers
  • Topic 4: Resource Management
  • Revision

Year 10:

  • Topic 1: Natural Hazards
  • Topic 2: Climate Change
  • Topic 3: Urban issues and challenges
  • Topic 4: Physical Fieldwork Enquiry (Rivers)
  • Revision

Year 11:

  • Topic 1: The Changing Economy of the UK
  • Topic 2: Human fieldwork enquiry (Mansfield Woodhouse)
  • Topic 3: Coasts
  • Topic 4: Nigeria
  • Topic 5: Pre-release
  • Revision

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by 100% exam. They will be broken up into the following units:

Paper 1: Living with the physical environment: 35% of GCSE Course

Paper 2: Challenges in the human environment: 35% of GCSE Course

Paper 3: Geographical applications: 30% of GCSE