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Grange Park School

Learning for Life - Personalised Pathways for All

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Geography is taught as discrete subject to all students in Years 7, 8, and 9. The aim is that by the end of Key Stage 3, all pupils will have gained knowledge of the basic geographical concepts as well as understanding of the world in terms of both its' physical and human geography. In Years 10 and 11, Geography is offered as an option and pupils study towards GCSE Geography.

Class work is reinforced by field trips and other “hands on” activities including a river study and a coastal investigation.

Geography Programme of Study




Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Year 7 Maps and Settlements Rocks, Landscapes and Plate Tectonics Volcanoes and Earthquakes Russia Energy and Our Planet
Year 8 Asia - China Weather and Climate Glaciation Hot and Cold Deserts Rivers and Fieldwork
Year 9 Development - Ghana The Geography of Conflict Coasts and Fieldwork Mapping festivals

Year 10


Living with Physical Environments

A.Natural Hazards

A.Tectonic Hazards

Living with Physical Environments



Living with Physical Environments


B.Tropical rainforests

B.Hot deserts

Living with Physical Environments

C.UK Landscapes



Living with Physical Environments

Field work and Issue Evaluation

Human Environments

A. Urban Issues

Year 11
Human Environments

B. The Changing Economic World

Human Environments

C. Resource Management

C. Food or Water or Energy (choose one)

Human Environments

Field work and Issue Evaluation


Revision and exams

Alternative timetable.