Geography

Aim

The Humanities Department aims to develop in the students a confident understanding and appreciation of History and Geography in Key Stage 3 and History, Geography, Sociology, Psychology and Health & Social Care in Key Stage 4.

We nurture questioning minds and the development of independent thinking. Teachers in the department are renowned for their innovative teaching methods. This ensures that students gain transferable skills (interpretation, evaluation, analysis) to enable them to excel across the curriculum and in the modern workplace.

Curriculum Plan

Year 7 and 8 students study History and Geography. They study a range of topics linked to the National Curriculum.

Geography Topics include-

  • Deadly Earth
  • Glaciers
  • Populations
  • Crime

Year 9, 10 and 11 students can opt for 5 GCSE subjects offered by the Humanities department; History, Geography, Sociology, Psychology and Health and Social Care.

Support Material

Students are provided with a variety of support materials including web based resources and an extensive library.