Key Stage 3 - Geography

Secondary School Geography Online

Geography

Our course:

Years 7, 8 and 9 students follow a course incorporating the subject matter of the English National Curriculum at KS3. The course involves work at local, regional, national, international and global scales and provides coverage of different parts of the world and different types of environments. Emphasis is placed on the interaction between humans and the physical environment

Course structure:

Students extend their knowledge and deepen their awareness of the world’s countries using maps of the world focusing on environmental regions, including polar and hot deserts, key physical and human characteristics, countries and major cities. Students will understand the key processes in physical geography relating to timescale and plate tectonics, rocks and soils, weathering and the weather and climate, hydrology and coasts. Students will understand how human and physical processes interact to influence and change environments and climate and how human activity relies on the effective functioning of natural systems.

Assessment

Student progress is measured by both formative and summative assessments. Formative assessment takes place regularly and in a variety of formats ranging from group discussion and collaboration, written tasks, quizzes, and presentations. Students complete one summative assessment each half-term in which they are required to demonstrate their understanding of a topic studied.

Example topics

  • Climate
  • Tourism
  • Rivers
Geography
3 years
Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum
September and throughout the year
No exams

Know more about your course fees

We have several fee packages and options, with differing levels of commitment to suit most circumstances. In most cases parents have the option to pay in instalments, spreading the cost of the investment.

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