Geography programme of study 2018-06-21T21:18:29+00:00

A LEVEL GEOGRAPHY

Programme of Study – Year 12

Dates,No of weeks,"Topics     
(7 periods p week)",No of lessons,"Topics
(7 periods p week)",No of lessons,Detail,Assessment tasks/HW
September– October,"7
,"Unit 1 Global Challenges
World at Risk",49,"·          Global Hazards – Trends and Patterns
ClimateChange
ImpactsofGlobalWarming
Coping with Climate Change",35,"·          The nature of Risk & Hazard
HazardAnalysisandPatterns
RisingSealevelsandTemperatures
Mitigation or Adaption?","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkICTResearch
Exam Questions"
November ,"1
,Unit1 Exams+ return of papers,,Unit1 Exams+ return of papers,,Reports to include exam results,Mock exam
October– December ,7,"Unit 1 Global Challenges
Going Global",49,"·          Globalisation
GlobalGroups&Networks
Roots
Onthemove
WorldCities
Global challnges for the Future",35,"·          Population change & Migration
TNCs
AnalysisofPopulationChanges
Rural-UrbanMigration
Megacities
Environmental & Social Costs","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkICTResearch
Exam Questions"
Jan ,,,,,,,
January - March,10,"Unit 2 Geographical Investigations
Unequal Spaces",49,"·          Recognising Inequality
Inequalityforwhom?
ManagingRuralInequality
Managing Unrban Inequality",49,"·          Defining Inequality – range of scales
ExclusionandPolaristation
Government Strategies to reduce ineqality","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkVisitCanaryWharf
Exam Questions"
April –May,10,"Unit 2 Geographical Investigations
Crowded Coasts",49,"·          Competition for Coasts
CopingwiththePressure
IncreasingRisks
Coastal Management",49,"·          Coastal Diversity and Attractions
DevelopmentofCoastsandtheEnvironment
CoastalErosionandFlooding
Hard & Soft Engineering","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkVisitHastings
Exam Questions"
May ,"3

Programme of Study – Year 13

Dates,No of weeks,"Topics            
(7 periods p week)",No of lessons,"Topics
(7 periods p week)",No of lessons,Detail,Assessment tasks/HW
September 2nd – October 18th,"7
,"Unit 3 Contested Planet
,49,"Energy security
Waterconflits
,35,"·          Energy supply, demand and security
Energysecurityandthefuture
Thegeographyandriskofwatersupply
Water conflicts and the future","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkICTResearch
Exam Questions"
November 25th,"1
,Unit1 Exams+ return of papers,,Unit1 Exams+ return of papers,,Reports to include exam results,Mock exam
October 28th – December 13th,7,"Unit 3 Contested Planet
,49,"·          Biodiversity under threat
Superpower geographies",35,"·          Defining biodiversity and biodivesity threats
Managingbiodiversity
Superpowergeographiesandtheroleofsuperpowers
Superpower futures ","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkICTResearch
Exam Questions"
Jan-14,,,,,,,
January 6th - 21st March,10,"Unit 3 Contested Planet
,49,"Bridging the development gap
Thetechnologyfix?
,49,"·          The causes and consequences of the development gap
Reducingthedevelopmentgap
The geography of technology and technology development","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkVisit
Exam Questions"
7th April – 2nd May,10,Unit 4 Geographical Research,49,"·          Tectonic activity and hazards
Coldenvironments
Lifeonthemargins
Theworldofculturaldiversity
Pollutionandhumanhealthatrisk
Consuming the rural landscape",49,"·          Individual research through the synoptic process
Studentsplananddraftaresearchessayusingawiderangeofsources
Individual tuition prepares students to write esaays under exam conditions with no knowledge of the specific title","Class Projects
Research
FieldworkVisit
Exam Questions"
May 6th – May 16th,"3