It is important that students come to class prepared Each student should have their text book and notes copy for each class.
In class students will be required to take notes. These notes must be written neatly into the notes copy. Titles can be written in red or green pen. Students may be asked to stick in images into the notes copy as part of homework.
Homework may take a variety of forms – 1.Written 2.Oral 3.Research 4.Project
If you have problems doing your homework, you must write a note in your copy explaining which part is difficult An adult at home must sign this note and also write to your teacher in the diary that the geography homework is incomplete
If you are absent from class due to extra curricular activities you must write the notes missed into your copy and you are expected to have the homework completed for the next class or else you will be taken off the team
If you are absent from class due to illness you must write the notes missed into your copy Get the phone number or email address of two people in the class so you can always find out about the work missed
Assessment DatePercentageTopicsMode of Assessment Assessment 1Wednesday 24 th September 15%The earth, volcanoes, earthquakes, rocks and folding, mechanical and chemical weathering Common Test Assessment 2Christmas exam Week Beginning 19 th December 30%Physical internal and external processes. Introduction to OS maps Primary economic – water. Common Test Assessment 3Wednesday 13 th March 15%Introduction to OS maps (Other topics to be decided) Common Test Assessment 4Summer exam Week Beginning 21 st May 40%Physical internal and external processes. Introduction to OS maps Primary economic – including water Common Test