What will I study at KS3?
How do we manage our towns and cities?
- Land use
- New Bridge Assessment (Baseline)
- Redevelopment / Regeneration – futures.
- Sustainable settlements
- Design a settlement - Assessment
What are Weather Hazards?
- Weather and climate
- Rainfall causes and types
- Mind maps – different weather hazards
- Avalanches – Mini assessment
- Tropical storms – Bangladesh
- Cyclone Sidr Storyboard
- Assessment and review.
Skills – Places
- Maps and photographs
- OS Direction and scale
- OS Grid references
- OS Height
- Skills practice
- OS Assessment
- Atlas – content and use
- Latitude and Longitude
- World map – label key features (test)
- China – mini country study
- Passport to the world – country project Assessment
Progress –Who is it for?
- What is development?
- How can a country develop? – Assessment
- Development indicators.
- Brazil – Introduction
- Brazil – Rich vs. Poor
- Brazil – Development
- Amazon Rainforest
- Brazil Assessment test
- Review: How are we using our resources?
What are resources?
- Renewable vs. Non-renewable
- Should we continue to use fossil fuels? - Assessment
- Alternative/sustainable energy. Options
- Tic-Tac-Toe – Assessment
What are ecosystems?
- Desert –climate and location
- Desert – Adaptation of plants and animals
- Cold climates – location and climate
- Adaptation and change
- Assessment – Design an animal or poster.
Globalisation – Is everybody part of it?
- What is globalisation?
- Nike – A global company.
- Life of a factory worker.
- Globalisation – good or bad? – Assessment.
- Fair trade – a better way?
- Coffee faming.
- Trade game
- India – A global power.
- India project
- Poster Assessment
Are there too many people?
- How and why has population changed over time?
- Population structures.
- Population Policies – China – Assessment
- Migration (Rural-Urban)
- Kibera – A Kenyan Slum – three week research and Magazine article Assessment
- Region of Africa study
- Immigration – is it good for the UK?
- Kibera review
- Citizenship presentation – Assessment
Tectonic Hazards – Are we safe?
- Plate tectonics – Causes
- Mount St Helens Storyboard – Assessment
- Kobe – Mrs Endo mini-assessment?
- Tsunami Assessment – Mystery – Indian Ocean 2004
- Comparison – LDC v MDC
- Erosional Landforms
- Depositional Landforms
- Coastal case-study
- Coastal Management and Impacts – Decision Making Assessment
- Management and Impacts
Homework at KS3
Your teacher will set you lots of different types of homework at KS3. These will typically include:
- Spelling and key word quiz homework tasks
- Finishing off classwork
- Reading and research
- Writing tasks
- Extension and challenge tasks
- Preparing for a presentation
- Revising/preparing for a written test or assessment
As part of your Citizenship studies, you will spend lessons designing a sustainable community, arguing whether the use of fossil fuels should continue and voting whether immigration is good for the UK. Constructing a balanced argument using a variety of evidence will allow pupils to explore issues and make informed decisions based on evidence and fact.