Geography

Year 7

Students study the following topics; Key Geography, Geography Skills, India, Weather and Climate, Ecosystems, Russia and Glaciation. Students also take part in a field visit which links in with the Ecosystems topic.

Year 8

Students study the following topics; Fieldwork Project and Tourism, Hazards, The Middle East, China, UK Geographical Information Systems Topic, Sub-Saharan Africa. Students also take part in a field trip to Flatford and Dedham.

Year 9

Students study the following topics; Changing Urban Environments, Water on the Land, Tourism and participate in a field trip to London Docklands.

Year 10

Students study the following topics; The Restless Earth, Globalisation, The Coastal Zone and participate in a field trip to Clacton-on-Sea or Addis Ababa.

Year 11

During Year 11 students participate in a field trip to a case study area such as Essex Marshes or The Three Gorges Dam. Students focus on controlled assessments write up and exam preparation.