Who’s who in the Department?
- Mrs K. Mitchell - Head of Department
- Miss L. Richardson - 2nd in Department
- Mr M. Casstles
- Mrs R. Finbow
- Miss R. Liggett
We work hard to encourage all our learners to strive towards high levels of achievement. We aim to equip them with the knowledge, understanding and skills which will enable them to take an active and life-long interest in the world. We hope our learners will always want to look around them, to understand what they see, to appreciate other cultures and to care about their environment.
Curriculum - From September 2022
Key Stage Three
Learners are taught a variety of Geography units throughout the first three years.
Year 7 Curriculum
Geomorphology, Map Skills, Globalisation, Weather and Climate, Population Change, Chester - Our Settlement
Year 8 Curriculum
Russia, Glaciation, Africa, Resource Management, Asia, Ecosystems
Year 9 Curriculum
Climate change & conservation, Plate tectonics, Middle East, Rivers, Coasts and Tourism
Key Stage 4 - AQA Geography
Physical Geography – students will study - Living with the physical environment
Tectonic, Weather and Climate Hazards, Ecosystems and Cold Environments, River and Coasts
Human Geography – learners will study - Challenges in the human environment
Changing Urban Environments, Changing Economic World, Resource Management Overview and Resource Management: Water
Learners will also complete fieldwork which will develop skills of data collection, analysis and presentation. This will prepare the learners for the section of the course - Geographical applications which includes Issue evaluation and Fieldwork
Key Stage 5 - Edexcel Geography
Tectonic Processes and Hazards and Glaciated Landscapes and Change, Globalisation and Regenerating Places
The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity, The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security, Superpowers, Migration, Identity and Sovereignty
Learners complete physical and human fieldwork in Year 12 and 13 which will develop skills of data collection, analysis and presentation. This will prepare the learners for the independent investigation worth 20% of final A Level.