Geography

These are the topics that are taught within Geography at The Wordsley School.

Year 7

  • World Geography
  • OS Mapwork
  • Settlement
  • Economic Activities

Year 8

  • Weather and Climate
  • Ecosystems
  • The Geography of Football
  • Tourism and National Parks
  • Rivers
  • The Geography of Fashion

Year 9

  • Development
  • Natural Disasters
  • Coasts
  • The Geography of Crime

GCSE Geography (WJEC)

Examination (75%)

The exam is set by the exam board and the students will complete this in the summer of Year 11.

There are three themes to the examination:

  • Theme 1: Challenges of living in the built environment
  • Theme 2: Physical Processes and Relationships between people and environment
  • Theme 3: Uneven development and sustainable environments

Controlled Assessment (25%)

The controlled assessment varies from year to year but could cover any aspect of the course.