A Sustainable Future. â¢ Geographical investigation. â¢ Living World (ecosystems). â¢ Tropical Rainforests. â¢ Cold Environments. Year 9 Geography ...
Welcome to the Geography Faculty Miss Pellett Head of Geography
Year 9 Geography What topics will you study? •
The Work of Water and Ice
A Sustainable Future
Living World (ecosystems)
Topic 1: The Work of Water and Ice
Topic 2 : A Sustainable Future
Topic 3 : Geographical investigation
Topic 4: Living World (ecosystems)
Topic 4a: Tropical Rainforests
Topic 4b: Cold Environments
How will you be assessed in Year 9? • Assessment will take place throughout the year and will be a mix of short answer questions, more extended writing and a project.
• The questions will be GCSE style to prepare you for the following year. Your geographical investigation will also be assessed. • There end of year exam will assess all of topics 1-3. If you think you might choose GCSE Geography, it is strongly recommended you study Geography in year 9. The content and skills taught in year 9 will prepare students for the GCSE course.
Why study Geography? • Geography is a relevant subject. It teaches you about the world around you and the current issues which the planet faces. • Geography is a strong skills based subject including literacy, numeracy, team work, questioning skills, essay writing and fieldwork. • It will help prepare you for GCSE subjects. • Geography is one of the most popular subjects in year 9 with 150 students. GCSE Geography is also very popular with 134 students in year 10 and 142 in year 11. • Because you ENJOY it and are prepared to work hard!
GCSE Geography Physical Geography (Paper 1) • Natural Hazards • Living World • Physical landscapes in the UK (Coasts and Glaciation) Human Geography (Paper 2) • Urban Issues and Challenges • The Changing Economic World • The challenge of Resource Management (energy) Geographical Skills • Human and Physical Fieldwork • Issue Evaluation
GCSE Assessment Paper 1
1 hr 30 min
1 hr 30 min
1 hr 15 min
GCSE Geography Results in 2017: There were 120 candidates • 45% achieved a A* or A • 68% achieved an A* - B • 85% achieved an A*-C
Results in 2018: There were 124 candidates • 26% achieved grade 8 or above • 50% achieved grade 7 or above • 70% achieved grade 6 or above • 83% achieved grade 5 or above