Topic 1: Tectonic processes and hazards
A study of tectonic hazards and how they can be managed. Evaluating responses that can mitigate social and economic impacts and allow humans to adapt to hazard occurrences.
Topic 2: Landscape systems, processes and change
A study of the physical processes behind coastal landscapes and an investigation into threats faced in these areas.
Topic 3: Globalisation
A study of the opportunities and challenges created by globalisation and global interdependence.
Topic 4: Diverse places
How do local places vary? How are these changes driven?
Topic 5: The water cycle and water insecurity
Water plays a key role in supporting life on Earth. What are the issues around water on a global and local scale?
Topic 6: The carbon cycle and energy security
Investigating the carbon cycle. How and why has it changed?
Topic 7: Climate change future
Developing a link between the water and carbon cycle. Future climate change poses a serious threat to the health of the planet. What are the adaption and mitigation strategies?
Topic 8 : Superpowers
Superpowers and emerging superpowers have a very significant impact on the global economy, politics and environment.
Topic 9: Global development and connections; Migration, Identity and Sovereignty
Exploring the tensions that can result due to globalisation and migration.
Grade 4 in Mathematics and English and 5 in Geography