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The Willink School

The Willink School

GEOGRAPHY- Mr S Burgess Head of Department
Mrs J Harbidge Head of faculty, Mrs T Starkey, Mr P Hewson, Mr R Golding


Revision Guides

WJEC examboard - Exam board website they often put up newsletters full of tips and hints.
S-Cool website
bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography
Revisionworld.co.uk/gcse-revision/geography

All Key Stage 4 - GCSE students have been provided with 4 revision booklets. One for each of the themes they have studied and a general advice booklet.

Key Stage 3

In year 7, student study the following units:

Term 1 - The world around us.

  • Term 2 - Settlement
  • Term 3 - Map Skills
  • Term 4 - Population
  • Term 5 - Investigating India
  • Term 6 - Tectonic Processes 

In year 8, students study the following units:

  • Term 1 - Weather and climate
  • Term 2 - Ecosystems
  • Term 3 - Resources and energy
  • Term 4 - The world of work
  • Term 5 - Glaciation
  • Term 6 - The European Union 

In year 9, students study the following units:

  • Term 1 - Tourism
  • Term 2 - Coasts
  • Term 3 - Developoment Issues
  • Term 4 - Solving Development issues
  • Term 5 - Geography in the news
  • Term 6 - Geography fieldwork 

Key Stage 4 - GCSE

Year 10

  • Term 1 - Weather and Climate
  • Term 2 - Ecosystems and desertification
  • Term 3 - Housing tenure and services
  • Term 4 - Urbanisation*
  • Term 5 - Rural and planning issues*
  • Term 6 - Rivers*

*Topics subject to change as year 10 will complete a practice controlled assessment in one of these three terms.

Year 11

  • Term 1 - Controlled assessment
  • Term 2 - Coasts
  • Term 3 - Economic development
  • Term 4 - Revision
  • Term 5 and 6 - Exams

AS/A2

At AS and A2 we study OCR Geography.