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Our world is constantly changing. We are facing numerous challenges such as climate change, demands for fair trade, mass migration and the need to change from non-renewable to renewable sources of energy.

 

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Year 8 Geography - The Restless Earth

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Geography Department Open Night - 28th January.

 

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Year 11 Geography Field Work

Within Geography lessons in Glengormley High School and through educational visits we will discuss, research and analyze these issues throughout all year groups.

KS3

Geography covers a wide and fascinating range of topics at KS3 including Our restless earth, Ecosystems, Crime, Global Fashion, Close up on China etc.

Pupils learn a wide range of skills which help them progress to GCSE.

Geography Key Stage 3 Revision Topics

 

Year 8 (75 marks)

 

Year 9 (75 marks)

 

Year 10 (75 marks)

Each exam will last for 1 hour and will include four sections.

 

GCSE

Geography is a popular choice with topics covering both Physical (rivers, coasts and tectonics) and Human Geography (Population, Urban environments and Tourism)

Leisure and Tourism is also offered at GCSE. This course covers destinations in the UK and abroad and involves a 60% project based on Belfast.

A Level

Geography covers a range of topics including Population, Health issues, Rivers and coasts at AS. Then at A2 World cities, Plate tectonics and Conflict issues.

Travel and tourism is offered at A level and covers destination Europe and Customer service as well as Special interest holidays and Responsible tourism.

Resources:

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast/1%20Settlement.mp3

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast//geocastep4.mp3

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast//geocastep4en.m4a

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast/geoep3en.m4a

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast/vid_ep_2/vid_ep_2.html

http://glengormleyhigh.com/geocast/geoep1en.m4a

Staff:

Mr. G. Coey - Teacher in charge of Geography

Mrs. K Annett