Category Archives: Geography

Geography Settlements

Mr Barker’s 7×1 Geography class have been learning about settlements and what makes a good settlement for a number of lessons. The photos show some of the amazing work that students produced for homework when asked to design / discuss a settlement. We are really proud of the amount of time, hard work and dedication […]

Iceland 2015

25 Year 10 and 11 GCSE Geography students spent part of the Easter break on the study tour to Iceland. The trip included the Blue Lagoon geothermal pool, whale watching (minke whales spotted) and an evening meal at the Hamburger Factory.

School Links

We have an established link with a school in the Rombo District, close to Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania. The landscape is dominated by coffee farms, shaded by banana trees. All pupils in Tanzania must pay school fees, but many families struggle to afford this. Lessons are taught in English, but outside of school people speak Swahili […]

Study Tours

Each year the department offers the opportunity to participate in a residential visit, to study Geography outside the classroom and the experience a different landscape and culture. Our visit for 2013 is UK based, the Lake District, staying at the Blencathra Field Studies Centre, where we will undertake map reading and orienteering tasks, study tourism […]

Geography

Key Stage 3 overview Geography at KS3 covers the key skills that will be used at KS4. We develop map skills by using OS, world and UK maps; construct and describe graphs; label and annotate images; analyse and evaluate different schemes/political polices used in different countries around the world and practise fieldwork techniques such as […]