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Curriculum: Geography Key Stage 3

In Geography, students will learn about:

  • The way in which particular places and regions have evolved to be distinctive.
  • How to observe, describe, analyse, represent, interpret and report information about the world
  • Changes and stability in the Human and Physical worlds including the causes, rates and patterns of change and the prediction of change.
  • The world as an integrated system
  • A variety of analytical processes including techniques such as GIS and field study research.

In Key Stage 3 these are explored through:

Year 7

Year 8

Year 9

Introducing Geography

Ecosystems - Tropical Rainforests

Population Pressures

Middle East - Unit of Study

Resource Issues

Physical Landscapes: Rivers



Coastal Landscapes

Geographical Hazards

Climate Change

Ocean Environments


Geographical Investigations / Fieldwork





A curriculum overview calendar for Years 7-11 Geography is available here

Additional information on Key Stage 3 Geography can be obtained by contacting 

Mrs K Boase - Head of Geography

Richard Lander School