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10/08/22

Yr 6 Open Events: September & October 2022 Thursday 22 September: 5-7pm Monday 10 October: 9-10:15am Monday 17 October: 9-10.15am Please visit our website for further details: https://t.co/RqEFqx1J17https://t.co/6Kt1BY71es

19/07/22

They loved the whole trip but especially the Eiffel Tower and Disney

16/07/22

The view from Platform 2 - spectacular https://t.co/eeKv4Xlddg

16/07/22

At the Eiffel Tower https://t.co/WgAKQ8WIJE

15/07/22

Some of the students in Year 9 looked at 'numeracy in art' for STEAM day and took inspiration from the artist Jasper Johns.  Using different media they created some really stunning number art, that will be compiled together to create one amazing piece for the Maths corridor. https://t.co/Yn5XjfVK4U

15/07/22

As part of this week's STEAM day, some of the Year 9 students made puppets in Drama and used green screen technology to bring them to life. Mrs McAuliffe, our head of drama, was so impressed with the quality of the puppets and the effort that was put in by all the students. https://t.co/Nw8qHHO1cs

07/07/22

This heart dissection was done alongside Miss Mackenwells who used her expertise as a vet to explain the workings. https://t.co/gZiW5nwf0b

06/07/22

Our first live awards event at Aureus. A great turnout, some amazing awards given out and lots of clapping and cheering to celebrate years 7-10. Well done to everyone who received an award tonight. https://t.co/LuNBFoz8MK

05/07/22

Tonight we celebrate the amazing work achieved by our GCSE art students, at our Yr10 & 11 art exhibition. https://t.co/LaM3g91vZv

02/07/22

And they’ve completed their expedition section! On their way back now! Well done!!! https://t.co/6Ee9HPeg5w

02/07/22

The DofE students are in good spirits, if a little wet and heading on to the finish! Well done all of you! https://t.co/5keFTA2Efz

01/07/22

Day 2 of walking has started for our Silver DofE students. Good luck! https://t.co/uABvftfeYO

29/06/22

Our Computing Masterclass was full today. Year 5 using brand new micro:bits and learning how to do 3D design in tinkercad. Mrs Strange had a great time with our computing experts of the future https://t.co/zMGfh2s5L7

29/06/22

Some of out very lucky Year 10s have travelled down to London today to see ‘Wicked’ at the Apollo Victoria Theatre! Enjoy!! https://t.co/XxoPAGr2sL

24/06/22

Faculty Charity week totals are in and we raised ❤️ Banksy 70.50 for The Royal British Legion, 💚 Malala £90.34 for Macmillan and 💙 Hawking £30 for Blue Sky Thinking.

23/06/22

In Biology we have replaced chicks with cress seeds. Year 7 have designed suitable environments to germinate and grow the best cress. Each class has a week to look after their environments and see who can grow the tallest. https://t.co/HP7EoIhb6o

18/06/22

Good luck this morning to our Yr9 Bronze DofE students, as they wake up to another beautiful and sunny day. Stay hydrated and sun-cream-ready! We’re so proud of you. https://t.co/EYys1Dnnvv

17/06/22

9 bronze DofE groups out on the ridgeway today. It’s a hot one but they are hydrated, creamed up and doing really well. Keep going guys, you’re doing great! https://t.co/mUyo0dGdgM

16/06/22

Retweeted From Oxford Chemistry Outreach

Another excellent & talk today - this time from Stuart Astle (Burton Group) to students from , & https://t.co/2h5wXTeqMj

16/06/22

Retweeted From Oxford Chemistry Outreach

have just headed into the lab for another workshop after this morning 👩‍🔬

Year 7

In Geography during Term 1 & 2 Year 7 students improve their geographical skills, and discover the physical and human landscape of the UK. During Term 3 & 4 Year 7 explore water, rivers and flooding, and discover the human and physical Geography of Europe. Throughout Term 5 & 6 Year 8 investigate the different ecosystems around the globe and learn how to improve their fieldwork and research skills. Year 7 will study case studies, outlining key events in the Earth’s history, they will address the interaction between the physical and human world and how this can sometimes lead to conflict, while developing skills in interpreting geographical data, in map reading and in identifying and explaining geographical patterns and processes. Through this they will gain a deeper understanding of human and physical Geography, and the impact we have on the world around us.

Year 7 Curriculum Overview - Geography

Year 8

During term 1 & 2 Year 8 students discover the human and physical Geography of Asia, and how plate tectonics influence volcanoes and earthquakes. During Term 3 & 4 Year 8 learn how globalisation has impacted the world around us, and explore the world of Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Throughout Term 5 & 6 Year 8 investigate the different weather experienced across the UK and develop their understanding of sustainability locally and globally. Year 8 will study case studies, outlining key events in the Earth’s history, they will address the interaction between the physical and human world and how this can sometimes lead to conflict, while developing skills in interpreting geographical data, in map reading and in identifying and explaining geographical patterns and processes. Through this they will gain a deeper understanding of human and physical Geography, and the impact we have on the world around us.

Year 8 Curriculum Overview - Geography

Year 9 GCSE

During Term 1 & 2 Year 9 students discover the human and physical Geography of Africa, and how the world around us is impacted by looking at climate change, resource scarcity and the effects of both. During Term 3 & 4 Year 9 discover the physical and human Geography of South America, and explore the world of cold environments. Throughout Term 5 & 6 Year 9 investigate the landscapes and their physical processes, learning about coasts and rivers. Year 9 will study case studies, outlining key events in the Earth’s history, they will address the interaction between the physical and human world and how this can sometimes lead to conflict, while developing skills in interpreting geographical data, in map reading and in identifying and explaining geographical patterns and processes. Through this they will gain a deeper understanding of human and physical Geography, and the impact we have on the world around us.

Year 9 Curriculum Overview - Geography

Year 10 GCSE

Year 10 students will continue their GCSEs during Autumn Term 1 by studying Theme 5 Weather, Climate and Ecosystems, using case studies to investigate patterns across the world. In Autumn Term 2 they will begin Theme 6 Development and Resource Issues, exploring the diverse range of issues that we face locally, and the people all around the world face globally. In Spring Term 1 we will continue studying Theme 6 Development and Resource Issues, developing a deeper understanding of Geography and directly linking human and physical Geography. In Spring Term 2 Year 10 will complete Theme 7: Social Development, using prior knowledge built from the past two years to learn how development is measured, and explore contemporary development issues. In the Summer Term 1 & 2 we will begin to refine our practical fieldwork skills, allowing Year 10 students to further develop their skills in interpreting geographical data, in map reading and in identifying and explaining geographical patterns and processes.

Year 10 Curriculum Overview - Geography

Year 11 GCSE

Year 11 students will continue their GCSEs during Autumn Term 1 by studying Weather, Climate and Ecosystems, using case studies to investigate patterns across the world. In Autumn Term 2 they will begin Social Development, using prior knowledge built from the past two years to learn how development is measured, and explore contemporary development issues. In Spring Term 1 & 2 we will begin to refine our practical fieldwork skills, allowing Year 11 students to further develop their skills in interpreting geographical data, in map reading and in identifying and explaining geographical patterns and processes. In Summer Term 1 & 2 we will complete exam preparations. 

Year 11 Curriculum Overview - Geography