Geography

Curriculum Details

KS4

Humanities

Content

Year 10

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

    Check progress with coursework research in October.
    Students complete practice coursework based on the Derbyshire visit.


    Timed test exam question 1.



    Ongoing fortnightly homework.

(Sept to Dec) Hydrological cycle.
Drainage basins.
Floods.
Flood management in LEDC and MEDC.
River processes.
River landforms.

THEME 1; RIVERS

THEME 4; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

(Dec to March) What is development?Measuring variations in quality of life.Aid projects.Employment structures.Location of different economic activities.Multinational companies and globalization. The impact of economic activities on the environment.

    Timed questions 2 - aid and development and 3 : industry. Ongoing fortnightly homework.
    Check planners for dates of timed questions.

THEME 1; COASTS.

(April to June) How do we use coasts?Coastal management.Coastal processes and land forms.

    Timed question 4 - coasts.Revision and Year 10 mock exam.Ongoing fortnightly homework.
    Check planners for dates of timed questions.


    Ensure students are revising during April and May.

CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT 25% OF FINAL MARKS.FIELDWORK IN JUNE AND DATA COLLECTION FOR CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT 2000 WORDS.

(June to October) Title; How do the main geo morphic processes operate to form river features in your chosen stream/river?

    Ongoing fortnightly homework.


    Students would benefit from Wednesday after school sessions for one to one support.
    Ensure students undertake fieldwork visit.

Study Guides & Resources

Extra Support

    Coursework catch up on Weds after school in H1. Humanities rooms are available for extra research/homework. Other Parentral Support: Encourage students to occasionally watch the news, read a newspaper and engage in current events. The current issues surrounding migration for example, or freak weather events, earthquakes etc. A knowledge of places is important and being aware of the location of places they might visit or be interested in will help their local knowledge.

Content

Year 11

Homework

Parent / Carer Support

CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT (June to October).

How do the main geomorphic processes operate to form river features in your chosen stream/river?

    Ongoing fortnightly homework. Students would benefit from Wednesday after school sessions for one to one support.

THEME 4; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

What is a hazard? Volcanoes and earthquakes. Tropical storms. Drought.Case studies of LEDC AND MEDC. How can people and places be protected from the impact of natural hazards?

    Timed questions 5 & 6.Ongoing fortnightly homework and revision for mock exams.
    Support weekly revision for mock exams in December.

THEME 2;POPULATION AND SETTLEMENT (Jan to April).

Population change.
Population structures.
Population and resources.
Migration patterns of land use in cities.
Urban/rural migration.
Sustainable cities.
Retailing.

    Practice SDME papers. Preparation for Sustainable Decision Making Exam: population / settlement theme.
    Ongoing support from January for detailed revision timetable.

Study Guides & Resources

    BBC Bitesize Website. Revision Books from Mr Smith (£3). OCR website.

Extra Support

    Humanities rooms are available for extra research/homework. Other Parental Support: Encourage students to occasionally watch the news, read a newspaper and engage in current events. The current issues surrounding migration for example, or freak weather events, earthquakes etc. A knowledge of places is important and being aware of the location of places they might visit or be interested in will help their locational knowledge.

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