Head of Humanties: Nick Hawkins
Welcome to the Geography department. The vision of the Humanities department is that students leave Campion as confident learners, equipped with a toolkit of skills that they can apply not only to geographical or historical situations but to the world of work and further study.
Students throughout Key Stage 3 study Geography for four hours over the two week timetable. The topics covered include the following:
Year 7: Exploring UK, Weather and Climate, Africa, Tectonic Activity, Coasts, Global Warming, USA
Year 8: Population/Migration, Settlement, Environmental Issues, Local Area study, Rivers / Flooding, Tourism, Nigeria
For students who choose to study Geography for GCSE. We study the following specifications AQA for Year 9 ,10 and Edexcel for Year 11. The topics covered include the following:
Year 9: Challenges of Natural Hazards, Weather Hazards, Costal and River Landscapes
Year 10: The Living World, Urban Issues and Challenges, The Changing economic world, Fieldwork
Year 11: Tectonic Hazards, River and Coastal Landscapes, Geographical Skills
For students who choose to study Geography at A-level, the topics covered include the following:
Year 12: Tectonic, Coastal Landscapes, Globalisation and Regenerating Places.
Year 13: Contested Planet, Geographical Research