Key Stage 3 Curriculum Content
Students receive one 60-minute lesson a week, with a focus on equipping them with the skills to become great geographers. They will study:
• Fabulous Geography
• An Expert Geographer - Geographical Skills
• Crazy Weather
• Field Work – One Day to the Holderness Coastline.
Students receive two 60-minute lessons each week. Topics include:
• Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes
• Rivers and Flooding
• Field Work – One day study of the River Porter.
Lessons are taught on a rotation with History. One week students will receive one 60-minute lesson, the following week two 60-minute lessons. Topics include:
• Global Fashions
Key Stage 4 Curriculum Content
Forge Valley follow the OCR specification.
Students will study the following topics:
• Natural Hazards
• Rivers and Coasts
• Economic Development
The GCSE is assessed through a mixture of exams and controlled assessment.