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Geography

Key Stage 3 Geography

In Geography you will be introduced to geographical skills such as a knowledge of places and an understanding of geographical processes.

Year 7 students study Humanities which is a combination of Geography and History.

Course Content

Geography remains a compulsory subject. The course will involve students in developing a range of distinct skills that will equip them for future life. They will develop proficient map skills and a range of ICT skills. They will solve problems and complete enquiries, one of which will be based on a fieldwork theory paper. They will learn how to collect information, interpret evidence, make decisions, draw and justify conclusions, as well as communicate their findings.

  • Theme 1 – Challenges of Living in the Built Environment
  • Theme 2 – Physical Processes and Relationships between People and Environments
  • Theme 3 – Uneven Development and Sustainable Environments

Examination Details

  • Written Paper (Unit 1)     40%
  • Written Paper (Unit 2)     30%
  • Written Paper (Unit 3)     30%

Career Opportunities

  • Scientist
  • Meteorologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Conservationist
  • City Planner
  • Journalist
  • IT and Design
  • Commerce and Creating GIS Systems

Paper Copies

If you require a printed copy of any of the school’s polices or any other information on our website, please contact the school and we will be happy to provide it.

From our 2019 report

On Teaching staff…

Teachers demonstrated strong subject knowledge and planned activities to meet their pupils’ learning needs.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:45:58+00:00
Teachers demonstrated strong subject knowledge and planned activities to meet their pupils’ learning needs.

On Teaching staff…

Their effective use of questioning deepened pupils’ knowledge and understating. Pupils were focused and participated readily.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:46:34+00:00
Their effective use of questioning deepened pupils’ knowledge and understating. Pupils were focused and participated readily.

On literacy…

A new literacy policy is beginning to develop a reading culture across the school. In lessons, pupils are encourage to develop a wider vocabulary
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:47:18+00:00
A new literacy policy is beginning to develop a reading culture across the school. In lessons, pupils are encourage to develop a wider vocabulary

On behaviour…

Approaches to improve behaviour are effective. Staff, pupils, parents and carers are clear about the required conduct of pupils.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:47:56+00:00
Approaches to improve behaviour are effective. Staff, pupils, parents and carers are clear about the required conduct of pupils.

On pupil support…

The school works well with external agencies to support vulnerable pupils.
Conisborough College
2020-02-27T10:48:46+00:00
The school works well with external agencies to support vulnerable pupils.
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