Studying Geography at Armfield Academy will ensure that students have a deeper understanding of the local area that they live in. They will have to analyse “How is it possible to create a sustainable future for the local area?” Over year 7 and 8, students will develop a sense of how an individual's actions can have an effect on the global scale.
They will develop an understanding of why our human and physical environments and landscapes appear as they are, how they form and operate, and how they inter-relate at various scales. Key stage 3 Geography lessons at Armfield covers a mixture of content to support both numeracy and literacy across the curriculum. It promotes higher level thinking and decision making, through assessment of how to analyse geographical data and extended written responses.
Geography helps students to become well rounded individuals in the future and gives them the knowledge to justify their opinions on everyday issues in the news, understanding the world as an integrated system.