WORLD STUDIES

“Creating unforgettable experiences for all”

We will achieve this through the following core values:

  •  We all have a passion for our subject’s.
  • We all have belief in every student.
  • Collaboration and innovation are at the centre of our practice.

Mr J Crawley – Head of World Studies
Mr J Pyatt – Geography Teacher (Head of Year)
Ms K Vinining – Curriculum Support
Mr J Connolly – Curriculum Support

KEY STAGE 3

GEOGRAPHY

Living in a world that is becoming increasingly connected, coupled with the fact that we are living in a multicultural society, is the reason why Perry Beeches The Academy sees the subject of Geography as vital to the development of the young adults in our care. Within the Geography department we aim to offer a broad, balanced, dynamic curriculum that pupils can explore and have fun with.

Students will study:

  • Year 7- Urban Environments, When Will Our Resources Run Out? Geography of the UK
  • Year 8- Natural Disasters, Dynamic Development, Sustainability

KEY STAGE 4

GCSE GEOGRAPHY (OCR B)

Pupils explore the different human and physical processes that shape, where and how humans live around the world. As part of this, humans will explore the reasons why countries have developed faster than others and how place, space and physical activity can shape human lives.

Within this programme of study, students overall grade will be comprised of the following:

CONTROLLED ASSESSMENT- 25%,

SUSTAINABLE DECISION MAKING EXERCISE- 25%,

MAIN THEMES- 50%

BTEC FIRST: TRAVEL & TOURISM (EDEXCEL)

Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK and through a combination of practical experience and written assignments, these vocational qualifications provide pupils with the knowledge, skills and understanding needed for a career in this sector. Pupils explore the development of UK tourism, international holiday destinations and factors affecting travel and tourism worldwide.

Within this programme of study, students overall grade will be comprised of the following:

CONTROLLED ASSESSMENTS 60%
EXAM – THE UK TRAVEL AND TOURISM SECTOR 40%
ACTIVITY 1 – WHAT A BUSINESS IS AND WHAT A BUSINESS DOES.