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Year 7

Core Curriculum Map – Year 7 Geography

Half Term 1

 

Half Term 2

 

Half Term 3

 

Half Term 4

 

Half Term 5

 

Half Term 6

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Places, Key Concepts:

 

To understand and comprehend human, physical and environmental geography.

 

To understand space and place and set the geographical learning foundations for future study.

 

To open students geographical imaginations and focus on key concepts through the study of places.

 

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Mapping, Weather & Climate:

 

To learn, practice and put into context the key geographical skill of mapping.

 

 

To note key differences and the interdependence of weather and climate and the processes involved in producing extreme weather events.

 

To learn, practice and put into context the key geographical skill of mapping.

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Weather & Climate, Settlements:

 

To learn about places and their functions, how they interact with other places as well as how they are categorised.

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Settlement, China:

 

To use key skills to learn about culture, space & place and how countries and linked to the rest of the world.

 

Curriculum Coverage:

China:

 

To use key skills to learn about culture, space & place and how countries and linked to the rest of the world.

 

Curriculum Coverage:

Glaciation:

 

To relate the landscape to erosional processes, to look at the scale, process & interaction of ice & humans

 

Assessment 1

 

WC 6th Oct 2016

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 2

 

WC 9th Dec 2016

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 3

 

WC 6th Feb 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 4

 

WC 13th March 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Assessment 5

 

WC 15th May 2017

 

Class teacher assessments

Final Assessment

 

 

 

End of Year Exams

Links to NC:

· Pupils should consolidate and extend their knowledge of the world’s major countries and their physical and human features.

· They should understand how geographical processes interact to create distinctive human and physical landscapes that change over time.

· They should develop greater competence in using geographical knowledge, approaches and concepts [such as models and theories] and geographical skills in analysing and interpreting different data sources.

Links to NC:

· build on their knowledge of globes, maps and atlases, and apply and develop this knowledge routinely in the classroom and in the field

  • interpret Ordnance Survey maps in the classroom and the field, including using grid references and scale, topographical and other thematic mapping, and aerial and satellite photographs.

Links to NC:

· physical geography relating to: geological timescales and plate tectonics; rocks, weathering and soils; weather and climate, including the change in climate from the Ice Age to the present; and glaciation, hydrology and coasts

· human geography relating to: population and urbanisation; international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; and the use of natural resources

Links to NC:

· human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

Links to NC:

· extend their locational knowledge and deepen their spatial awareness of the world’s countries, using maps of the world to focus on Africa, Russia, Asia (including China and India)

Links to NC:

· physical geography relating to: geological timescales and plate tectonics; rocks, weathering and soils; weather and climate, including the change in climate from the Ice Age to the present; and glaciation, hydrology and coasts

· understand how human and physical processes interact to influence and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on the effective functioning of natural systems

 

 

Links to Core Values:

Confidence

Links to Core Values:

Confidence

Links to Core Values:

Enthusiasm

 

Links to Core Values:

Respect

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Links to Core Values:

Respect

Creativity

 

Links to Core Values:

Determination