Geography Key Stage 3
• develop contextual knowledge of the location of globally significant places including their defining physical and human characteristics and how these provide a geographical context for understanding the actions of processes
• are competent in the geographical skills needed to communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length.
Human and physical geography
• Understand, through the use of detailed place-based exemplars at a variety of scales, the key processes in human geography relating to: population and urbanisation; international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; and the use of natural resources.
• Understand how human and physical processes interact to influence, and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems.
Geography KS3 http://learning.gov.wales/docs/learningwales/publications/130424-geography-in-the-national-curriculum-en.pdf
- Locating Places, Environments and Patterns
- Understanding Places, Environments and Processes
Skills Framework 3-19 years http://learning.gov.wales/docs/learningwales/publications/140626-skills-framework-for-3-19-year-olds-en.pdf
Environment and Society: Geography
Developing pupils’ Knowledge, Understanding and Skills
(Objective 1) Developing pupils as Individuals; Demonstrate an awareness of their own
relationships to other places, peoples and environments, from local to global
(Objective 2)Developing pupils as Contributors to Society; Develop an understanding of
how people in different places interact with their environment
(Objective 3) Developing pupils as Contributors to the Economy and Environment; Investigate the impact of conflict between social, economic and environmental needs both locally and globally
People, Place and Environment
- I can develop my understanding of the interaction between humans and the environment by
describing and assessing the impact of human activity on an area. (SOC 4-10a)
Having studied an economic activity, I can explain its development and assess the impact of change within its locality and beyond. (SOC 4-10c)