Curriculum: Key Stage 4

KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 10 Geography
Weeks 1-10Physical Landscapes In The UK   
This unit is concerned with the dynamic nature of physical processes and systems, and human interaction with them in a variety of places and at a range of scales. The aims of this unit are to develop an understanding of the tectonic, geomorphological, biological and meteorological processes and features in different environments, and the need for management strategies governed by sustainability and consideration of the direct and indirect effects of human interaction with the Earth and the atmosphere.
Assessment: Students will complete an end-of-unit test using GCSE exam-style questions along with exam-style questions at the end of each lesson.Key Words and Terms
 
Weeks 11-17Urban Issues & Challenges   
This unit is concerned with human processes, systems and outcomes and how these change both spatially and temporally. They are studied in a variety of places and at a range of scales and must include places in various states of development, such as higher income countries (HICs), lower income countries (LICs) and newly emerging economies (NEEs). The aims of this unit are to develop an understanding of the factors that produce a diverse variety of human environments; the dynamic nature of these environments that change over time and place; the need for sustainable management; and the areas of current and future challenge and opportunity for these environments
Assessment: AQA GCSE examination questions to measure students’ understanding of topic and progress throughout. Exam-style questions will also feature throughout all lessons.Key Words and Terms
 
Weeks 18-25The Living World   
This unit is concerned with the dynamic nature of physical processes and systems, and human interaction with them in a variety of places and at a range of scales. The aims of this unit are to develop an understanding of the tectonic, geomorphological, biological and meteorological processes and features in different environments, and the need for management strategies governed by sustainability and consideration of the direct and indirect effects of human interaction with the Earth and the atmosphere.
Assessment: AQA GCSE examination questions to measure students’ understanding of topic and progress throughout. Exam-style questions will feature throughout all lessons. Key Words and Terms
 
Weeks 26-33The Challenges Of Resource Management   
This unit is concerned with human processes, systems and outcomes and how these change both spatially and temporally. They are studied in a variety of places and at a range of scales and must include places in various states of development, such as higher income countries (HICs), lower income countries (LICs) and newly emerging economies (NEEs).
Assessment: End of unit assessment - AQA GCSE examination questions to measure students’ understanding of topic and progress throughout. Exam-style questions will also be completed throughout lessons.Key Words and Terms
 

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