Geography at Hatch End strives to stimulate an interest in and sense of wonder about places, people and their interactions. The learning opportunities we create try to help young people make sense of a complex and dynamically changing world. We look to explain where places are, how places and landscapes are formed, how people and their environment interact, and how a diverse range of economies, societies and environments are interconnected. We aim to build upon pupils’ own experiences and allow for opportunities to investigate places at all scales, from the personal to the global.
Geography enables young people to develop many skills. Geographical enquiry encourages questioning, investigation and critical thinking about issues affecting the world and people’s lives, now and in the future. We integrate fieldwork opportunities throughout the year and this provides opportunities for pupils learn to think spatially and use maps,visual images and new technologies, including geographical information systems (GIS), to obtain, present and analyse information.
Geography inspires pupils to become global citizens and links well with other subjects such as citizenship as we encourage our students to explore their own place in the world, their values and their responsibilities to other people, to the environment and to the sustainability of the planet.
For full details of the structure, content and assessment in Geography, please refer to the KS 3, 4 and 5 Programmes of Study
We are resourced in a suite of rooms equipped with interactive whiteboards and supported by a well-stocked library and online catalogue.
Extra Curricular Opportunities
Eco-club is a great way to get involved with making the environment at Hatch End better and helping to raise the ‘eco-schools’ status amongst staff and students.
You have to opportunity to meet new people and assist with the transformation of Hatch End’s school pond project, make sure our school is litter free and enjoy being outside! This club runs in the spring and summer terms, see Miss McGrandle for more information.
|Miss R. Cleary||Head of Geographyemail@example.com|
|Miss H. Gamble||KS3 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mrs. L. Jeffs||Assistant Heademail@example.com|
|Miss K. McGrandlefirstname.lastname@example.org|
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Help save the world from natural disasters: http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/home.html
Test your geographical knowledge - www.geography-map-games.com
AQA website - http://web.aqa.org.uk/
Latest news – www.bbc.co.uk/news
BBC Bitesize revision - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/bitesize/
DEFRA - http://www.defra.gov.uk/
Environment Agency - http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/