The Geography team comprises:
Miss Mary Hext (Director of Humanities)
Mrs Jan Youngman
Mrs Julie Gill
What do students study?
Geography develops enquiry skills and through the collection of numerical data the student will present and process information to reach clear conclusions. Students develop information-processing skills, reasoning skills, enquiry skills and creative thinking. Geography also provides many opportunities to develop ICT skills and to give consideration to local and global issues relating to citizenship. There is a large focus on sustainability and the interaction between humans and their physical environment.
Students study the following geographical topics:
Theme 1: Rivers and Coasts
Theme 2: Population and Settlement
Theme 3: Natural Hazards
Theme 4: Economic Development
How are students assessed?
- For GCSE we follow the OCR Syllabus B. Students are assessed as follows:
- Controlled assessment: Fieldwork Focus (25%)
- Sustainable Decision Making Exam (SDME) (25%)
- Key Themes Exam (50%)
Contact Miss Mary Hext Director of Humanities for further information: