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26/04/19

5 of our budding mathematicians are on there way to their first ever maths tournament, hosted by - good luck to all of them! https://t.co/49etRDXvQr

26/04/19

Retweetd From Hammersmith Academy

We are really looking forward to welcoming students from to the Count On Us . Best of luck to everyone!

26/04/19

Today we have the pleasure of welcoming poet and rapper Breis to the Academy. Breis will be running workshops throughout the day. https://t.co/VDgzJMNQCT

24/04/19

Retweetd From Merton Libraries

Summer Reading Challenge volunteering opportunities at our libraries. To apply visit https://t.co/lJmiezPF1o https://t.co/PaNy422Q6r

23/04/19

You can view our new Summer Term lunch menu on our website or by clicking on the following link. https://t.co/kXLRrvjjZM

23/04/19

Welcome back! We hope our students, families and staff enjoyed the Easter break and are ready for the Summer Term. There are lots of exciting things planned for this term so be sure to follow our Twitter feed for regular updates! https://t.co/kKbn3aOb3A

04/04/19

Our wonderful families enjoying the evening. https://t.co/XLPjMbntp8

04/04/19

Our generous families have made some delicious food for the WPA’s ‘International Spectacular’ event this evening. https://t.co/vXgOLM8s2J

04/04/19

We would like to remind our parents and carers that school will close at 12:20pm tomorrow for the Easter break. We will return on Tuesday 23rd April to begin the Summer term! https://t.co/rERbQdZSF4

02/04/19

Students are rehearsing their ukulele performance in preparation for the WPA International Spectacular evening this Thursday! You will able to buy tickets on the door on the evening if you haven’t already. https://t.co/caHPhm7rW1

01/04/19

Students are enjoying their lunch break in the sun today ☀ https://t.co/rsnKKXhbbH

29/03/19

A few more photographs from the Year 7 trip to Tate Modern. https://t.co/ujUFRVxz4D

29/03/19

Don't forget to sign up to our PTA's first event 'International Spectacular'. You can still sign up by handing in your slip and paying £2 for an adult or £1 for a child. We are looking forward to getting together and experiencing culinary delights from around the world! 🌎🍴 https://t.co/8MZ9BqrIfZ

27/03/19

Our students are having a great time at the Tate Modern. https://t.co/W5tgqES90g

27/03/19

The smoothie bike in action! https://t.co/uVzGw8T4m4

27/03/19

As part of our health and well-being drop down day, Chartwells are teaching the students the importance of getting 5 a day and the students are getting hands on making smoothies on the smoothie bike! https://t.co/DaCZQc5UiT

27/03/19

Half of Y7 are visiting the Tate Modern today and the other half will visit tomorrow! They have arrived safely and are looking forward to a fun day of learning. https://t.co/nrN2oA15mr

26/03/19

Our ‘Wow Word of the Week’ this week is Luminous. Don’t forget to enter the 'Wow Word of the Week’ competition for your chance to win a kindle at the end of term. The more entries you make the higher your chance of winning! https://t.co/MZrb706x47

22/03/19

Our scientists are building spaghetti towers and making helicopters and aeroplanes as part of their last session at this week https://t.co/I0gcBCvBxC

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Geography

 

Course Content:

The course is divided into several units which will build students’ knowledge across both human and physical elements of geography. In addition students will build their geographical enquiry skills which will include map and atlas skills, the use of geographical information systems and geographical enquiry. As part of this students will complete a fieldwork day where they will carry out some basic fieldwork techniques in their local area. Students will also develop their data presentation skills, including the use of maps and graphs to present data.

Geography; My passport to the world

Amazing environments

Behind the brand

The United Kingdom

Land Ho                

Students will complete formal assessments three times a year, including end of year assessments, to assess their progress throughout the course. Assessments will require students to use their knowledge from the whole of the year 7 course. Students are encouraged to take care of their books as these will provide all the information which they need to revise for these assessments.

Course Text Books/Websites: There is no specific text book however students may benefit from having access to an Atlas at home. A day of fieldwork is carried out in the local area.

Additional Materials/Equipment required: Students should not need any additional textbooks during year 7.

Home Support Encouraging students to ask geographical questions, particularly outside of their normal environment (e.g. on holiday) will build their enquiry skills. Encouraging students to watch geographical documentaries and read geographical books will also help develop their knowledge and skills. Students should also be encouraged to watch age appropriate news e.g. Newsround and read newspaper stories.