Hellesdon High School

Year 11


  Topic(s) Key content to be learned Assessment

Autumn Term

Unit 5 and 6 consolidation

  • Investigating coastal processes and management
  • Primary data collection in coastal fieldwork
  • Processing and presenting coastal fieldwork data
  • Analysis and conclusions
  • Evaluating your coastal enquiry

Practice paper on units 1 and 2

Spring Term


Unit 8 – Forests under threat






Unit 9 – Consuming energy resources





Unit 3 – Challenges of an urbanising world

  • What are taiga and tropical rainforests like – fertility, biodiversity and adaptations?
  • What are the threats to forest biomes?
  • How do we conserve forest biomes?
  • What global actions help to protect forest biomes?
  • What are different types of energy?


  • How does access to energy differ around the world?
  • How does energy consumption differ around the world?
  • What are the impacts of different energy types?
  • What are the future implications for energy use?
  • What are urbanisation and megacities?


  • How do urban economies differ?
  • How does land use change in urban areas?
  • Mumbai – a detailed case study

Practice Paper 3 – Making geographical decisions

End of unit Challenges of an urbanising world assessment

Summer Term