Geography

Broad General Education

S1

Courses are focused on ensuring learners succeed in Third Level Experiences and Outcomes.  Young people enjoy learning about Geography through the following topics: Introduction to Geography; Weather; Natural Regions; Deforestation

S2

Courses are focused on ensuring learners succeed in Third Level Experiences and Outcomes.  S2 pupils continue their study of Geography by learning about the following: Landforms; Earth Forces; Global Development

S3

S3 pupils who opt to continue to study Geography through personalisation and choice study the following units to support coverage of Fourth Level Experiences and Outcomes: Physical Environments; Human Environments; Global Issues.  Young people also begin to prepare for the Added Value Unit in S4.

Senior Phase

 

Young people can choose to study the following SQA courses

National 3, 4, 5

Physical Environments: Glaciated Landscapes; Coastal Landscapes; Landuse and Landuse Conflicts

 Human Environments: Population; Urban – Developed and Developing Cities; Rural: Developed and Developing Countries

 Global Issues: Climate Change; Natural Regions

 Added Value Unit/Assignment

 

Higher

Physical Environments: Glaciated Landscapes; Coastal Landscapes; Landuse and Landuse Conflicts

 Human Environments: Population; Urban – Developed and Developing Cities; Rural: Developed and Developing Countries

 Global Issues: Climate Change; Natural Regions

Application of Geographical Skills

Assignment

 

Advanced Higher

Geographical Study; Geographical Issues; Map interpretation; Gathering and Processing Techniques; Geographical Data Handling