Year 8

Topics Covered

Extreme Environments
The topic explores the contrast between desert and rainforest ecosystems

Food & Culture
This topic is about the interrelationship between food and culture

Kenya & Tribes
In this topic students study Kenya and the contrasting landscapes and lifestyles

Exploring Britain
Students develop their geographical skills and understanding of the development of Great Britain

Sustainability
This topic questions the stewardship of planet Earth and the possible consequences of unsustainable living.

Assessment Information

At Key Stage 3 each module will have a formal assessment to National Curriculum Levels.

Extreme Environments
Design an animal to survive in an extreme environment & Survival Diary.

Food & Culture
TV Program of the food & culture in chosen country.

Kenya & Tribes
Powerpoint presentation to explain the differences between the Kikuyu & Masaai tribes.

Exploring Britain
Map & locate features of Britain.

Sustainability
Design a model sustainable community.

Beside the Seaside
Identify, describe and explain coastal features.

Other Information

Useful Kit: Ruler, compass, colouring crayons

Trips: Fieldwork (off site) in Year 9

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