Subject Leader: Miss Naomi Alford

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What are we studying?

Term 1

Our Raging Planet

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Term 2

Russia

The landscape and the people.

Term 3

Rich and Poor

Investigating the factors that influence the development gap.

Term 4

Is Trade Fair?

An investigation into the role of transnational corporations (TNCs) and the impact of Fairtrtade.

Term 5

The Coastal Landscape

A study of the physical processes and human activities that shape the coastline. 

Term 6

A New India

Students investigate how changing human processes are influencing the transformation of India.

How are we assessed?

  • Questioning students during class activities to check knowledge, understanding and skills.
  • A variety of Assessment for Learning tasks.
  • Homework tasks.
  • Some testing.
  • Plenary activities.

How are we grouped?

Pupils are grouped according to their end of KS2 data.  These groups are not set by the geography Department.

What homework are we expected to do?

  • Pupils will undertake activities at home that will complement and extend the work done in class.
  • Learn key geographical vocabulary.
  • Creative writing.
  • Model making.
  • Investigation.

What can parents do to help?

Parental support is encouraged at all times and would typically include:

  • Taking an active interest in the areas of study
  • Checking your son/daughter’s exercise book.
  • Watching geographical television programmes and films with your son /daughter.
  • Encouraging your son/daughter to read books, newspapers or internet articles relevant to the area of study.
  • Helping your son/daughter to prepare for tests and to complete tasks on time.

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