The Green School for Girls

Let your
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Matthew 5:16

Geography

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

Head of Humanities Faculty Mrs H McDonnell
Head of Geography Mrs J Virani

Geographical knowledge, concepts and skills are essential to nurturing students who are well informed, active global citizens of the future, confident in their understanding of place and the human and physical relationships shaping it. Geography is an exciting opportunity to ask questions about the world around us, for what in the world isn’t Geography? 

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For information regarding A-level Geography please go to the Sixth Form page on this website.

Recommended reading for KS3:

  • ‘How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything’ by Berners-Lee, M (2010)
  • ‘The Burning Question: We can't burn half the world's oil, coal and gas. So how do we quit?’ Burners-Lee & Clark (2013)
  • ‘The Usborne Geography Encyclopedia’, Usborne Publishing, by Doherty, G (2013)
  • ‘What’s Where in the World’ by Dorling Kindersley (2013)
  • ‘DK Pocket Eyewitness Rocks and Minerals’, by Dorling Kindersley (2012)
  • ‘Everything Weather. National Geographic Kids’ by Furgang, K (2012)
  • ‘Horrible Geography Collection’, Scholastic, by Generi, A
  • ‘Ultimate Explorer Guide for Kids’, QED Publishing, by Miles J (2015)
  • ‘Mission Explore’, Geography Collective by Morgan-Jones, T (2010)
  • ‘Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes’ National Geographic Kids
  • National Geographic for Kids Magazine

Recommended reading for KS4:

  • ‘Can We Protect People from Natural Disasters?’ Heinemann Educational, by Chambers, C (2016)
  • ‘GCSE Geography Edexcel B’ Student Book, Oxford University Press, Digby, B et al (2016)
  • ‘Tsunami: Perspectives on Tsunami Disasters’, Heinemann Educational Books, by Graham, I (2014)
  • ‘Hurricane: Perspectives on Storm Disasters’, Heinemann Educational Books, by Langley, A (2014)
  • ‘Planet Earth II’, BBC Books, by Moss, S (2016)
  • National Geographic Magazine
  • ‘Amazon’ by Bruce Parry (2009)
  • ‘The Incredible Human Journey’, Bloomsbury Publishing (KS5) by Roberts, A (2010)
  • ‘Earthquake: Perspectives on Earthquake Disasters’, Heinemann, by Rooney, A (2014)
  • ‘Adventures in the Anthoropocene: a Journey to the Heart of the Planet We Made’, Vintage, by Vince, G (2016)
  • ‘Antarctica: an Intimate Portrait of the World's Most Mysterious Continent’, Bloomsbury, by Walker, G (2013)
  • ‘An Integrated Approach’ (4th revised ed.) Nelson Thornes (KS5) , by Waugh, D (2009)