Curriculum content

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Key Stage 3
Years 7 and 8

Key Stage 4
Years 9, 10 and 11

Key Stage 5
Years 12 and 13 (Sixth Form)

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Faculty Progress Leader

Ms S. Harris-Smith

Year 11 Mock - Revision

Case study template

Paper 1 revision notes

Paper 2 case study booklet

Revision timetable

Completed Revision KO

Changing Economic World KO

Urban Issues and Challenges KO

The Living World KO 

GCSE Thinking Maps  

The Challenge of Resource


GCSE Revision Guides

AQA Overview

New GCSE case studies

Useful resources

Paper 1

Physical Landscapes in the UK

Costal management case study - Revision Map

Coast landscapes in the UK - Revision Map

Coastal Landscapes - KO

Withernsea coastal management scheme

Coasts revision guide


Natural Hazards Unit

Tectonic Hazards

Weather Hazards


Paper 3

Physical Fieldwork

Homework downloads

Year 7

Unit 1
Living in the UK


Unit 3
Map Work

Unit 4
Big Food Fight

Unit 5

Year 8 

Unit 1

Unit 2
The Arctic

Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5
Weather and Climate


Links and resources

AQA GCSE Specification

AQA A-level Specification 




Geography is the perfect subject for students who live in Holderness to study; we have so many physical and human processes operating around us. As Key Stage 3 geographers we are keen to explore these processes through classroom and fieldwork based learning.

Geography at Withernsea High School is built upon a thriving department with a strong profile within the school. Examination results at both GCSE and A Level reflect the effective, caring and motivating environment leading to the achievement of highly commendable qualifications.  

The requirements of the National Curriculum are taught through a series of geographical questions. All students will:

• Understand the processes the key physical and human geographical features of the world.

• Be competent a wide range of geographical skills and interpret a range of sources.

• Communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length. 

What will I learn?

Year 7                                                Year 8

Living in the UK.

Living with volcanoes!

Gap year tour.

I can read maps!

Fair Food. 

Our eroding coastline.

Living with earthquakes. 

The changing lives of the Inuit,

Rivers at work.

Changing populations. 

Weather and climate. 

Can we guarantee the energy security of the UK?