Year 9

Year 9 Curriculum Plan – Geography

Curriculum Area: Humanities: Geography

National Curriculum 2017.18

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 and 2

Unit of Work



Title: written test of fluvial processes


Title: Flooding

Case study comparison of effects of flooding in LEDC / MEDC


Summer 1 and 2

Unit of Work



Title: written test -exam style questions – erosion landforms



Title: Holderness coastline: DME