Autumn Year 7
Limestone
Pupils study the formation of limestone and associated features. Fieldwork in the Yorkshire Dales enables pupils to experience what they have learnt visiting the Ingleborough show caves.
The effects of tourism and conflict are studied with pupils completing a decision making exercise, based on the village of Clapham, where they have to decide on the location of a new hotel.

 

Spring Year 7
The restless Earth
Pupils study the structure of the earth looking at plates and plate margins. Earthquakes are studied in detail covering primary and secondary effects, the Richter scale and aid. Case studies will be produced by pupils completing their own front page account of a recent earthquake.

 

Summer Year 7
The three R’s; recycle, reuse, & reduce
Pupils will compare renewable and non-renewable energy resources, and how electricity is made. They will look at the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear power. Saving energy, global warming and related issues, greenhouse gasses, composting and sustainability.