We are a small department and are comprised of caring staff who strive to ensure all students achieve their potential. We work hard to make lessons fun and relevant to today’s world. Our courses give students access to modern world issues at a range of scales, from local to global. We make use of modern resources e.g. web based and GIS (geographical information systems) and carry out a number fieldwork trips across all Key Stages.
Year 7 and 8 Geography at Outwood Academy Danum offers students the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues in a fun, exciting and interactive way.
Each unit that students study has been chosen because of its relevance to our understanding of and interaction with the twenty first century world.
Students are encouraged to ask questions and interpret a wide variety of sources of information and our students develop a diverse range of skills throughout the course. Students learn to work collaboratively and develop confidence in debate and discussion, in presenting to their peers and in using resources like images, maps and data to investigate issues and places.
If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss Benson, Mrs Riches or Mrs Haine
In Key Stage 4 students study for the AQA GCSE Geography. This course is based around both Human and Physical Geography. Topics studied include: Natural Hazards (Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Hurricanes), Economic Change, Resource Management, Urban Issues and Ecosystems. Throughout the course, students will carry out a number of field trips. The course is assessed in three exams which tests knowledge and skills.
If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss Benson, Mr Haveron and Mrs Riches.
At Key Stage 5 we offer A level Geography. This course aims to build on the student’s knowledge and understanding developed during Key Stage 4. Students study the AQA A level course.
This engaging and flexible course gives students the opportunity to:
If you would like further information about the topics and themes being taught please contact: Miss Benson and Mr Haveron.
Thursday: Year 13, 9/10 enrichment
Friday: Year 11 enrichment