KS3 geography lessons are divided into physical and human geography. The termly units contain content on a variety of topics to help inspire students about the world around, near and far and at the same time learn some key geographical skills.
In Year 7 physical geography, students will study: maps and mapping, glaciers, rivers and coasts. The human geography includes: The UK, Corby, Asia, China and Japan.
In Year 8 physical geography, students will study: Earthquakes and volcanoes, living off the Earth’s resources, weather, global warming, glaciers and a project based on materials from the Royal Geographical Society which forms the basis of their annual competition. Last year this was Changing Britain. The human geography includes: population, urbanisation, earning a living, international development, Russia and the Middle East.