Homewood’s Geography Department is recognised as a ‘Secondary Quality Mark Centre of Excellence’ by the Geographical Association which recognises the department's contribution to quality geography beyond the school and into the local or regional education community.
At Key Stage 3 all year 7 and year 8 students study Geography as part of integrated humanities.. This gives them an introduction to geographical topics covering environmental, human and physical Geography. We also try to arrange at least one field trip out of school as well as visits to the school woods and the school farm. We aim to show students how they rely on the environment and how they affect it.
Students will investigate places around the world and consider what makes an amazing place?
Physical Geography is introduced with a study of tornadoes and Hurricanes.
Who wants to be a billionaire?
Developmental issues are learnt by looking at the richest people of the planet.
A country study into the diverse and complex Geography of India
A study of the human pressure on this biodiverse ecosystem
A range of tectonic hazards are explored, there impacts and how they are managed.
A country study based around the impact of tourism in one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world.