Important Messages: The school is now closed for half term. School returns on 31st October for years 11, 12 and 13. All other years return on the 4th November.
Year 10 Curriculum Information - Geography
Examination Board

AQA

Topics covered in the Autumn term
  • Urban Challenges (Unit 2A)
  • Living World – Hot deserts and TRFs (Unit 1B)
Topics Covered in the Spring Term
  • Changing Economic World (Unit 2B)
  • UK Physical Landscapes – Rivers and Coasts (Unit 1C)
Topics Covered in the Summer Term
  • Field work
  • Pre-release exam topic practise
  • Geographical Skills
Assessment

There will be an end of unit test for each of the topics, along with Walking-Talking Mocks (WTMs) and Pre Public Exams (PPE)

Special Requirements/Equipment

Students will need an exercise book, calculator, ruler, black pen, green pen, pencil, glue and protractor, colouring pencils, CGP Revision Guide

Home Learning

Home learning tasks will be set as per the home learning calendar for Year 10 and will include a variety of different tasks to strengthen and/or extend learning of key geographical concepts, examples and case studies

Reading List
  • GCSE Geography AQA Student Book (A genuinely accessible resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE specification)Series Editor Simon Ross and Author Nick Rowles (ISBN: 978-0-19-836661-4)
  • CGP - New Grade 9-1 GCSE Geography AQA Complete Revision & Practice (with Online Edition)
  • CGP - New Grade 9-1 GCSE Geography AQA Revision Guide
Useful Websites
Setting

There are 4 Geography classes of mixed ability

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