Geography Curriculum Map

Geography Curriculum Map

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

Topic

 

Map Skills

Rainforests

Weather and Climate

Skills

 

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO3 (geographical information)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO3 (geographical information), AO4 (investigation)

Assessment

 

Exam-style test (mapping oceans and continents, compass direction, map symbols, grid references, scale, relief)

Exam-style test (climate, soils, goods and services, formulating enquiry aspect of AO4)

Investigation into the microclimate at Park View (full geographical investigation from start to finish)

Year 8

Topic

 

Water World

Natural Resources

World Development

Skills

 

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO4 (investigation)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

Assessment

 

Exam-style test (uses of water, water cycle processes, drainage basin processes, flooding causes, effects and management)

Investigation into Park View’s resource use (full geographical investigation from start to finish)

Exam-style test (explain and apply development indicators to assess levels of development; data presentation aspect of AO4)

Year 9

Topic

 

Urbanisation

Himalayas (tectonic hazards)

Globalisation

Skills

 

 

AO3 (geographical information), AO4 (investigation)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO3 (geographical information), AO4 (investigation)

Assessment

 

Decision-making evaluation (interpret size-distorted maps, tables of data, infographics to decide the best solution to issues of urbanisation)

Exam-style test (explain the formation, causes and impacts of tectonic hazards; data presentation aspect of AO4)

Decision-making evaluation (interpret choropleth maps and multi-series bar charts to decide whether globalisation is a force for good)

Year 10

Topic

 

1A.3.1.3.1 UK physical landscapes

1A.3.1.3.2 Coastal landscapes in the UK

Fieldwork on coastal landscapes

1A.3.1.1 The challenge of natural hazards – tectonic and weather

 

1A.3.1.1 The challenge of natural hazards – weather and climate change

2A.3.2.1 Urban issues and challenges

1B.3.1.2 Ecosystems, rainforests, hot deserts, cold environments

Skills

 

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO4 (investigation)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO3 (geographical information)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO3 (geographical information)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO3 (geographical information)

Assessment

 

Unit 3 test (focus: fieldwork techniques – AO4) (SAM1)

Unit 1 test (SAM1)

Unit 2 test (SAM1)

Unit 3 test (focus: issues – AO3) (SAM1)

Year 11

Topic

 

2B.3.2.2 Changing economic world

1C.3.1.3 Physical landscapes in the UK – glacial landscapes

2C.3.2.3 Resource management

Room to breathe – human topic?

Revision

Revision

Skills

 

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

AO1, AO2, AO3 AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO3 (geographical information)

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts and interrelationships), AO4 (investigation)

 

 

 

Assessment

 

Unit 2 test (SAM1)

Unit 1 test (SAM1)

Unit 3 test (SAM1)