Year 9

Curriculum Area: Humanities: Geography

National Curriculum 2016

Overview of Course Content

During Year 9 Geography lessons  the units of study will develop a student’s understanding of the following areas


Overview of course content

Overview of assessment

Autumn 1

Unit of Work


Title: How and why are countries different?

Extended writing

Title: Is Fairtrade an effective Method of Development?

Extended writing

Autumn 2

Unit of Work


Title: How Developed is India?

Enquiry task with extended writing element

Title: Who is to blame for child labour?

Extended writing

Spring 1

Unit of Work

Hot Deserts

Title: Written test on deserts and desertification

Spring 2

Unit of Work


Title: written test -exam style questions – erosion landforms

Title: Holderness coastline: DME

Summer 1

Unit of Work


Title: written test – exam style questions

Summer 2

Unit of Work


Title: written skills test – exam style questions