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Curriculum: Geography Key Stage 4

At Key Stage 4, students opting for GCSE Geography will follow the AQA GCSE syllabus, which is divided into 3 Units of Study:

In Year 10 students work on:

  • Unit 1: Natural Hazards,   Coastal landscapes of UK
  • Unit 2: Urban Challenges
  • Unit 3: Physical Fieldwork – Cardinham / Rivers

Year 11 students study:

  • Unit 1: Ecosystems – tropical rainforests, Hot deserts, River landscapes of UK   
  • Unit 2: Changing Economic World, Resource management, Energy 
  • Unit 3: Human Fieldwork – Falmouth / Tourism   

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

For the AQA GCSE Geography exam specification please click here: 

If you have any questions regarding the Geography curriculum please contact:

Richard Lander School