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Viewpoint: Why India’s Chennai has run out of water

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Mexico hail: Ice 1.5m thick carpets Guadalajara

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Global warming: Melting Antarctic sea ice at record low

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Stromboli: One dead as volcano erupts on Italian island

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UK’s population rises to 66.4m

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‘Climate apartheid’ between rich and poor looms, UN expert warns

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Can We Live Forever?

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Polar bear wanders into a city hundreds of miles from its Arctic home

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Total number of displaced people hits record 71m, UN report says

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Wainfleet flood evacuation extended until Monday

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Oil costs plunge to January low as trade war dents demand

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Dawlish sea wall: £30m work to secure railway ‘for 100 years’

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Geography provokes and answers questions about the natural and human worlds, using different scales of enquiry to view them from different perspectives.

It develops knowledge of places and environments throughout the world, an understanding of maps and a range of investigative and problem-solving skills both inside and outside the classroom. As such, it prepares pupils for adult life and employment.

Achievements


Year 11 4+ Grades in GCSE Geography 51%
Year 11 5+ Grades in GCSE Geography 38%
Year 11 7+ Grades in GCSE Geography 9%
Year 13 A-C Grades in A level Geography 28.5%
Year 13 A-E Grades in A level Geography 100%

Exams

External examinations 2020

GCSE Geography Y11
Component 1 Global Geographical Issues 18/5/20
Component 2 UK Geographical Issues 3/6/20
Component 3 People and environment issues 11/6/20

 

A level Geography Y13
Unit 1 Physical Geography 20/5/20
Unit 2 Human Geography 4/6/20

 

NB: all External examination dates are provisional
For all Internal examination information 2019-2020 (Y7-Y13) see Department assessment map

The Team


Mrs K Buchanan Head of Geography/Key Stage 4 Manager for Geography

Mr R Heeley Teacher of Geography, Head of Y10

Miss L Veale Key Stage 5 Manager for Geography

Mr A Chidziya Key Stage 3 Manager for Geography

Mr R Heeley Teacher of Geography, Head of Year 9

Ms E Haskins Teacher of Geography, Deputy Head in charge of CPD and Staffing

Mr N Willet Teacher of Geography

Latest News

Key Stage 3 fieldwork dates

Y8  Pop 1 Shrewsbury 11/10/19
Y8 Pop 2 Shrewsbury 18/11/19
Y7 Pop 1 Sandwell Valley  15/6/20
Y7 Pop 2 Sandwell Valley 19/6/20

 

Key Stage 4 Fieldwork dates

Y9 Carding Mill Valley w/c 23/3/20
Y10 Birmingham urban w/c  8/6/20

 

Key Stage 5 Fieldwork dates

Y13 Local area study 24/9/19
Y13 Revision conference 26/3/20
Y12 Physical/Human fieldwork skills 11/2/20
Y12 Lyme Regis residential 13/7/20-16/7/20

Useful websites:
World Wildlife Fund
United Nations
Population Concern
National Trust
Geographical Association

World events

United Nations Day 24/10/19
Earth Hour 30/3/20
World Environment Day 5/6/20
World Refugee Day 20/6/20
World Population Day 11/7/20



Learning


A Level Geography Course Outline 2019 2020
A Level Geography Course Outline 2019 2020
A level Geography course outline 2019 2020.xlsx
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GCSE Course Outline Sept 2019 3 Year
GCSE Course Outline Sept 2019 3 Year
GCSE course outline Sept 2019 3 year.xlsx
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Geography Assessment Map 2019-20
Geography Assessment Map 2019-20
Geography Assessment map 2019-20.xlsx
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Year 7 Outline 2019
Year 7 Outline 2019
Year 7 Outline 2019.xlsx
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Year 8 Outline 2019
Year 8 Outline 2019
Year 8 Outline 2019.xlsx
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