Key Stage 3

KS3 Geography (Year 7 and 8)

The Key Stage 3 Geography curriculum has been designed to allow students to develop an in-depth understanding of human and physical aspects of our ever changing world considering how the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected and change over time.

Content Overview

The topics that students study across Key Stage 3 include:

Year 7

  • Weather and Climate

  • Changing Urban Environments

  • Extreme Environments

  • Coastal Environments

  • Issue Evaluation

Year 8

  • Globalisation and Development

  • Hazardous Planet

  • Population and Migration

  • Rivers

  • Glacial Landscapes and Human Activity

Students will be encouraged to make links between topics studied to highlight the complex interactions which exist within Geography.

If you require any further information about the KS3 curriculum, please contact Mrs J Goulding (Curriculum Leader: Geography)