Geography

Departmental Staff

Head of Department

Mrs D. Hill    BA(Hons), PGCE

Subject Teachers

Mrs C. Woollams    BA(Hons), PGCE

Mrs L. Stevens    BA(Joint Hons), PGCE

Mrs L. Cassidy    BEd

Mrs R. Donaldson    BSc(Hons), PGCE

Key Stage 3

Year 8

  • Introduction to Geography

  • Map Skills

  • Northern Ireland

  • Weather

  • Settlement

Year 9

  • Map Skills

  • British Isles / Ireland

  • Weather & Climate

  • Geology

  • Global Warming

Year 10

  • Map Skills

  • Rivers & Coasts

  • Tectonics

  • Population

  • Development

Key Stage 4 : CCEA GCSE Geography

This is a 2 Year course; boys will study the following topics:

Year 11

  • River Environments

  • Coastal Environments

  • Weather & Climate

  • Restless Earth

Year 12

  • Population & Migration

  • Changing Urban Areas

  • Contrasts in World Development

  • Managing Our Environment

  • Fieldwork

Key Stage 4 : CCEA Occupational Studies; Environment & Society

This is a 2 Year course; boys will study the following topics:

  • Running a Leisure Centre

  • Horticulture: Caring for Plants & Flowers

Key Stage 5 : CCEA A-Level Geography

Over the course of two years, the boys will study the following topics:

Year 13 AS Geography

  • AS 1 : Fluvial Environments

  • AS 1 : Global Biomes

  • AS 1 : Weather & Climate

  • AS 2 : Population

  • AS 2 : Settlement

  • AS 2 : Development

  • AS 3 : Fieldwork

Year 14 A2 Geography

  • A 21 : Plate Tectonics

  • A 21 : Dynamic Coastal; Environments

  • A 22 : Ethnic Diversity

  • A 22 : Tourism

  • A 23 : Decision Making

Key Stage 5 : Year 13 & 14 Level 3 BTEC Travel & Tourism

The boys will study the four mandatory units listed below:

Unit 1 : The World of Travel & Tourism

This will develop the skills you need to examine, interpret and analyse a variety of statistics that measure the importance of tourism to the UK.

Unit 2 : Global Destinations

You will investigate the features, appeal and importance of different global destinations.

Unit 3: Principles of Marketing in Travel & Tourism

This will help you to develop a successful marketing plan for use by travel and tourism organisations to attract and engage with customers using research data.

Unit 9 : Visitor Attractions

Identify and explore the types of visitor attractions available, and how they meet visitor needs and expectations.

Assessment will take place with one examination element, one unit that has a task set by the awarding organisitaion and marked under exam conditions, and 2 units that are assignment based and assessed by the teacher. 

  • Teaching

  • Town Planning

  • Meteorologist

  • Environmental Consultant

  • Travel Agent

  • Tourism & Hospitality

  • Recycling Officer

  • And Many More......

Career Paths