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What will my child learn in year 7?

Term 1

Our Place and Personal Geographies

  • Defining and describing our world geographically.
  • Identifying and describing locations using map skills.
  • Assessing the impact of changes in our local environment.

Term 2

Water: Too Much, Too Little

  • Examining and describing the hydrological cycle.
  • Characterising and explaining the features of a drainage basin.
  • Investigating the impacts of floods in named places

Term 3

Gorgeous Glaciers

  • Identifying the distribution of cold environments.
  • Describing the key processes and landforms create by glaciers.
  • Investigating the impacts of humans in cold environments.

Term 4

Decisions about Development

  • Investigating methods of measuring and comparing development.
  • Explaining why levels of development vary between countries.
  • Evaluating how the development gap could be reduced.

Term 5

Radical Russia

  • Exploring Russia’s varied physical and human features.
  • Investigating issues arising in Russia’s environments.
  • Assessing Russia’s increasing role in the world.

Term 6

Rocks Rock!

  • Describing and explaining processes within the rock cycle.
  • Investigating famous and hazardous rocks.
  • Understanding the influence of soil in human environments.