Geography Curriculum Map

Geography Curriculum Map

 

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 7

Topic

 

Rainforests

 

Map Skills

 

Weather

Climate

 

International Development

Skills

 

 

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

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO3 (geographical information)

AO3 (geographical information)

AO1 (knowledge), AO3 (geographical information), AO4 (investigation)

 

AO1 (knowledge), AO2 (application of concepts)

Assessment

 

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

 

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

Content, recall test (quiz)

Extended writing comparing climate graph or animals and plant adaptations of the two extreme environments (hot and cold deserts)

 

The Trading Game Participation and write up.

 

Year 8

Topic

 

Africa

 

Map Skills

 

Natural Resources

 

Teach how to learn

The World’s Oceans

Skills

 

 

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

AO1 (knowledge), AO3 (geographical information)

AO4 (investigation)

AO1 (knowledge)

AO1 (knowledge)

AO4 (geographical skills)

Assessment

 

Research and presentation of a country in Africa.

Exam-style test (6-figure grid reference, direction, scale and relief)

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

Recall test

Planning a fieldtrip

Recall test

Year 9

Topic

 

Urbanisation

 

Asia

 

Coastal Landscapes

2A.3.2.1 Urban issues and challenges

Skills

 

 

AO3 (geographical information), AO4 (investigation)

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

 

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

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

Assessment

 

Knowledge test

Research and presentation of a country in Africa.

Unit 3 (AQA spec) style assessment

End of topic assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

 

Summer 2

Year 10

Topic

 

2A.3.2.1 Urban issues and challenges

2B.3.2.2 Changing economic world

2C.3.2.3 Resource management

Food

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

 

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

1B.3.1.2 Ecosystems, rainforests and hot deserts

Skills

 

 

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), 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)

Assessment

 

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Unit 2 test (SAM1)

2C.3.2.3 Resource management

Food

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Year 11

Topic

 

1A.3.1.3.1 UK physical landscapes

1A.3.1.3.2 Coastal landscapes in the UK

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

FIELDWORK

Unit 3 Issue Evaluation and Fieldwork

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

 

Assessment

 

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Topic Tests after each unit covered

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

Unit 3 Issue Evaluation