Y11 Geography

Below you will find information on what you have covered during your course and how you will be assessed.

In my mock examination I will be asked to show I can...

Paper 1

Global Hazards:

  • Understand what happens at constructive and destructive boundaries
  • Identify the weather conditions associated with tropic storms
  • Case study of a UK weather event- causes, impacts and responses

Changing Climate:

  • Name and explain the different types of evidence of climate change
  • Global impacts of climate change

Distinctive Landscapes:

  • Name different geomorphic processes
  • Identify different coastal defences
  • Case study of a coastal landscape- features, how it is used by humans, how management has impacted the landscape

Sustaining Ecosystems:

  • Understand where coral reefs are located
  • Define sustainable management
  • Show knowledge on how the Arctic or Antarctica is globally managed

Paper 2

Dynamic Development:

  • Physical factors that affect development
  • Economic measures of development
  • Understand the features of bottom up development
  • Case study: How is Zambia globally connected?

How will I be assessed?

Title or Topic Format Length Date
Paper 1 –  Our Natural World Multiple choice, short answer questions and case study, extended writing questions 70 minutes Tue 23 Nov 1.40pm
Paper 2- People and Place Multiple choice, short answer questions and case study, extended writing questions 30 minutes Mon 29 Nov 11am


What should I do to revise and prepare for this assessment?

To prepare for this assessment:

  1. Read through your knowledge organisers. Similar to how you would practice your spellings, look, cover, check.
  2. Read through KS4 BBC Bitesize and attempt the quiz on ‘Development’
  3. Read through your exercise books and create revision spider diagrams of key terminology and ideas
  4. Use Kerboodle (user and password initialsurname for example, erichardson Code ma3) to read over case studies.

What useful websites/resources could I use to help me prepare?

Dynamic Learning theory: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zxw2cwx/revision/1

Kerboodle: https://www.kerboodle.com/app

Revision video and quiz from the Oak Academy  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/economic-and-social-measures-of-development-65j66d