Geography is a core curriculum subject, studied by pupils in Key Stage 3 at Orchard Mead Academy.

Students at Orchard Mead Academy study either Geography or History for GCSE during Years 10 and 11.



 Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Year 7Geography Threshold Concepts
7-01 How do physical processes shape our planet?
7-02 How do human processes shape our planet?
7-03 Why is our atmosphere essential?7-04 How can weather be hazardous?7-05 Can we cope with a population explosion?7-06 Why do different ecosystems exist?7-07 How can we sustainably manage resources?
Year 88-01 How can volcanoes be hazardous?8-02 Are inequalities in development inevitable?8-03 What can Britain learn from Iceland?8-04 Tourism – a blessing or a curse?8-05 How do rivers shape our landscape?8-06 How can Jamaica ensure sustainable development?
Year 99-01 Can people survive in earthquake zones?9-02 Are extreme hot environments habitable?9-03 Are cities getting too big?9-04 Are extreme cold environments habitable?9-05 How is the coast changing?9-06 Fieldwork study


 Half Term 1Half Term 2Half Term 3Half Term 4Half Term 5Half Term 6
Year 10Dyanmic DevelopmentDistinctive LandscapesUrban FuturesChanging  ClimateUK in the 21st CenturyPhysical Fieldwork (#1)
Year 11Human Fieldwork (#2)Global HazardsResource RelianceSustaining EcosystemsRevisionRevision

For information about enrichment clubs  and revision clubs please visit our clubs page here. 

BBC bitesize (OCR B)  GCSE Geography – OCR – BBC Bitesize

Seneca- geography OCR B Free Homework & Revision for A Level, GCSE, KS3 & KS2 (

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Miss C Butler

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