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Year 10


GCSE Homepage Year11 AQA GCSE Geography Specification

Students have five hours of Geography a fortnight in Year 10

YEAR 10 PROGRAMME OF STUDY

Course: GCSE Geography (8035) - AQA

Paper 1: Living with the Physical Environment

Section A: The Challenge of Natural Hazards

- Natural Hazards

- Tectonic Hazards

- Weather Hazards
            - Climate Change

Section B: The Living World
            - Ecosystems
            - Tropical Rainforests
             - Deserts

Section C: Physical Landscapes in the UK

- UK Physical Landscapes
- Coastal Landscapes in the UK

- River Landscapes in the UK


We are also teach the Physical Fieldwork section of Paper 3 in Year 10.

RESIDENTIAL FIELDTRIP: A Year 10 residential trip to Iceland runs every July. The photographs below are just some of those taken from the July 2019 tour. Our next trip will be in July 2020.

The Iceland 2016 Tour blog can be found here. Our next tour is July 2020

Supporting Resources:

Supporting resources will be published / linked from this page. The following resources are also available.


Schoology Course: The department are developing a dedicated online course area on Schoology for the Year 10 course. As it is a new exam (from Sept 2016), we will be developing this across the two years to provide supporting resources, links etc. for students.
www.schoology.com - students need to sign up for an account (free) and should see their teacher for the Access Code.


Revision Guides: The department will be producing bespoke revision materials which will be made available in the run up to the main exam period for students.


St Ivo GCSE Course Booklet  AQA GCSE Schoology Course
KS4 Scheme of Work/ Programme of Delivery 2019-20