Key Stage 3

The Geography curriculum consists of the following key concepts:

Our current key stage 3 topics are:

Year 7 Year 8
Introduction to Geography and Mapwork Ecosystems and Environments e.g. Tropical Rainforests
Exploring Britain through skills and maps Physical Landscapes - Rivers, Coasts, Mountains / Wilderness
Different places around the world e.g. Australia Development Around the World - Studying Countries Such as Kenya and China
Essex and Chelmsford Enquiry - My Local Area  
Tourism in different places  

Key Stage 3 Text Books used:

  • GEOG:1 - ISBN 987-0-19-913493-9
  • GEOG:2 - ISBN 978-0-19-913494-6
  • GEOG:3 - ISBN 978-0-19-913495-3


We run a Key Stage 3 trip to a coastal area such as Kent or Norfolk.  Geographical investigations around Hylands School site are conducted through Years 7 and 8.