Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Year 9 Geography

Content of the curriculum

The scale of the curriculum moves towards current global issues to give students a sense of relevance and responsibility and an understanding of how the world works today.


  • Tectonic Hazards
  • China Today
  • Development and globalisation
  • Climate Change
  • Russia and its place in the wider world
  • Tropical Rainforests, Palm oil and issue evaluations
  • Urban issues with an emphasis on Liverpool - fieldwork

Assessment Opportunities

Students are assessed throughout the course by a variety of assessment opportunities both in class and as homework tasks. Levels achieved will provide evidence of progress of the student towards their end of Key Stage target. Each topic will also be assessed more formally in an end of unit test.

For more details please contact Mrs Cath Thompson and Mrs Erica Sayers.