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Passport to Geography
OS Maps and the use of Maps
Key Concepts
Key Concepts
  • Understand the importance of plans
  • Drawing plans of rooms
  • Investigate what maps are
  • Explain how different types of maps are useful
  • Investigate the UK's place in Europe
  • Understand the use of Relief Maps
  • Understand longitude and latitude
  • Reading OS maps
  • Understand OS symbols and Grid References
  • Understand Direction and Scale
  • Understand the need for tourist attractions
  • Understand the placing of tourist attractions to areas
Key Vocabulary
Key Vocabulary
Plans, Maps, Relief, Key, Symbols, Contour Lines
Longitude, Latitude, OS Maps, Grid Reference, Scale, Tourism, Key, Legend, Direction
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Key Concepts:
  • Why has the tourism industry grown?
  • What is the Tourist Resort Lifecycle Model?
  • What is tourism like in Kenya?
  • How can tourism lead to conflict?
  • How is eco-tourism different?
  • How have trends in tourism changed?
Key Vocabulary:
Tourism, Impact, Conflict, Eco-Tourism, Disposable Income, Social, Economic, Technological
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New India
Key Concepts:
  • What is India’s landscape and climate like?
  • Where do people live in India?
  • How does the physical environment effect where people live?
Key Vocabulary:
Globalisation, Slum, Enquiry, Annotation, Perception, Urban, Rural, Coast Lines, Mountain Range, Border, Human, Physical
Subject Overview:

Students in Year 7 have one Geography lesson each week.

Students will receive one piece of Geography homework on alternate weeks.

During Year 7 students will conduct fieldwork on school grounds.


Students in Year 7 are given an assessment at the end of each unit.

Mini assessments are also conducted during the year.