Year 10 AQA GCSE

Topics and themes to be taught: 

  1. Unit 1 – Challenges of Natural Hazards – Tectonics, weather hazards and climate change. 
  2. Unit 1 – The Living World, specialising in Hot Desert environments
  3. Unit 1 – UK Landscapes – Rivers 
  4. Unit 1 – UK Landscapes – Coasts 

Unit 3 – Practical Fieldwork: 

Physical Fieldwork: Changes to a river in a downstream direction in Carding Mill Valley, Shropshire. 

Human Fieldwork: To what extent are there inequalities in Winshill? 

 

Assessment: 

Exam 1 (35%)  – Living with the Physical Environment(1 Hour 30 Minutes) 

Exam 2 (35%) – Living with the Human Environment(1 Hour 30 Minutes) 

Exam 3 (30%) – This exam includes two compulsory fieldwork visits to rural and urban areas. Geographical Applications and Skills (Fieldwork) (1 hour 15 Minutes)

 

 

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