What's it all about?

We’re all about exploration

The Geography Department prides itself on strong, positive relationships with students, which enhance knowledge and understanding, and help to develop each student so they become well-rounded citizens.

A wide variety of topics are taught, from “Map Skills” to “Plate Tectonics” to “Glaciers” to “International development”. The department takes a tailored approach to meet the needs of all students, thereby ensuring that all students can achieve to their full potential. Students will benefit from a diverse range of learning experiences such as fieldwork investigations, investigating case studies, data and graph analysis, group work, independent study and the use of a variety of ICT resources.

Previous extra-curricular trips have included a five-day tour exploring Iceland’s geographical features, field trips to study rivers in Cheshire, Tourism at the Albert Dock, Liverpool and Coastal management strategies in Blackpool.

Miss M Langan
Curriculum Leader Geography

Miss J Lomax
Teacher of Geography

Mr L Thorpe
Teacher of Geography

Curriculum Overview for Geography

Students will study an overview of Geography. They will also learn about tectonic hazards, weather and climate, economic activities, coastlines, and conflict in the wider world.

Students will study ecosystem, global population, living in a LIC (Africa), water changes to the landscape, landscapes in India, and China's growing population.

Year 9 Curriculum under review.

Students will study climate change, desertification in the Thar Desert, The Changing Economic World, Urban Issues and Challenges, The Living World, and The Challenge of natural hazards.

Students will study the challenges of resource management, fieldwork and geographical skills, earthquake investigations, and urban change.

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