Geography is studied by all students in Years 7 and 8 and is offered as an optional course to GCSE level. A Level Geography will be offered from September 2017.

The Year 9 Course

Students study a range of physical and human geography topics as well as improving their global geographical knowledge. The Year 9 course acts as a foundation year for students who go on to study GCSE Geography. Pupils will carry out and write up a Geographical Fieldwork project in the Trinity Term. Topics that will be covered in Year 9 include:

• Global Environmental Regions and Ecosystems
• Natural Resources and the Environment
• China – the Emerging Nation
• International Development
• Geographical Fieldwork
• Cartography and Mapping