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PRIMARY


At Primary level our educational activities will mainly meet learning objectives for Geography and Science and can also contribute to Maths, History and Citizenship.

Key Stage 1

Science: Sc1 Scientific enquiry and Sc2 Life processes and living things

Geography: If you have a stream close to school, we can assist in the investigation of the local area and carrying out of geographical enquires outside the classroom.

Key Stage 2

Science: Sc1 Scientific enquiry and Sc2 Life processes and living things

Geography:  

Geographical enquiry and skills  

Knowledge and understanding of places

Knowledge and understanding of patterns and processes

Knowledge and understanding of environmental change and sustainable development

Themes: Water; An Environmental Issue

Carrying out fieldwork outside the classroom


SECONDARY


At Secondary level we can provide support primarily for Geography studies and field work but can also link to aspects of Science and Citizenship. Presentations about our work and about issues in the Wear Catchment can contribute to local case studies and provide examples of local-scale river management.

Key Stage 3

Geography:  

Key concepts: 1.5 Physical and human processes and 1.6 Environmental interaction and sustainable development

Key processes: 2.1 Geographical enquiry and 2.2 Fieldwork and out-of-class learning

GCSE and A Level Geography by Exam Board

AQA

GCSE Geography A

Unit 1: Physical Geography (Water on the Land)

Unit 3: Local Fieldwork Investigation (Water on the Land)

GCE A level Geography

Unit 1: Physical and Human Geography (Rivers, floods and management)

Unit 4A: Geography Fieldwork Investigation

EDEXCEL

GCSE Geography A

Unit 2: The Natural Environment (River Landscapes and A Watery World)

Unit 4: Investigating Geography (rivers may be chosen as field investigation theme)

GCSE Geography B

Unit 1: Dynamic Planet (Water World and River Processes and Pressures)

Unit 4: Investigating Geography (rivers may be chosen as field investigation theme)

GCE A Level Geography

Unit 3: Water Conflicts

OCR

GCSE Geography B

Unit B562: Geographical Enquiry

Unit B563: Key Geographical Themes (Rivers and Coasts)

GCE A Level Geography

Unit F761: Managing Physical Environments (River Environments)

Unit F764: Geographical Skills

WJEC

GCSE Geography A

Unit 1 - The Core (Water)

GCSE Geography B

Theme 2: Physical Processes and Relationships between People and Environments (River processes and landforms)

GCE A Level Geography

Unit G1: Changing Physical Environments

Unit G3: Contemporary Themes and Research in Geography

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