Geography – KS5 overview: Topic Map YEAR 12 Year 12 (AS) 70% (Core – Unit 1) 2 hours exam 30% (Unit 2) 1 hour exam Autumn Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2 Global Population Change. Health Issues Rivers- floods and management. The drainage basin. How water shapes the landscape. Causes of flooding. Management strategies. Cold environments. Glacial processes and landscape development. Exploitation of Tundra areas. The future of Antarctica. Geographical skills paper preparation. Identification of geographical questions and issues and effective approach to enquiry. Testing hypotheses and drawing conclusions. Risk assessment. (To include at least one day of data collection) Geographical fieldwork investigation. Population indicators and transition. Social, political and economic implication of population change. Impact of migration on the character of rural and urban areas. A complete AS level is 50% of an A level YEAR 13 Year 13 (A2) 30% (Unit 3) 2 hr 30 Exam 20% Autumn Term 1 Global patterns of health. Study of HIV/Aids. Study of heart disease. Food and health. Health matters in a globalising world economy. Regional variations in health/morbidity in UK. Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2 Plate Tectonics and associated hazards. World cities Revision and examination preparation. Millionaire cities Contemporary urbanisation processes Preparation for Geographical Issue evaluation from pre-release material. Completion of syllabus. Earth structure and tectonic plate theory. Vulcanicity. Seismicity. Contemporary conflicts & challenges. The geography of conflict Conflict in local area Revision and examination preparation. (Unit 4) Exam based on advanced info booklet Tsunamis. (To include recent case-studies of volcanoes/earthquakes to include nature/impact of event and management. Urban decline and regeneration Retailing and other services Contemporary sustainability issued in urban areas. International conflicts (Middle East/Afghanistan / Sudan. Challenge of multi-cultural societies. Challenge of global poverty.