Geography at De Aston School is taught by established and experienced staff who devote a great deal of time assisting and directing student learning. The department uniquely provides students with a refreshing progression from year 7 to 9 through to GCSE and A level geography introducing topics that will stretch and inspire all students. In this fast paced and ever-changing world; geography gives you the chance to learn about those changes that affect us all now and in the future.


Please contact Head of Department Mr M Dalton for further information



  • Pen, pencil, rubber and ruler
  • Calculator and compass


The geography department supports it’s learners at both lunch times and after school. GCSE and A level revisions sessions are ongoing throughout the year and support students in their run up to examinations

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  • Where in the world?
  • Describing places
  • Map skills
  • Weather and climate
  • Weather project
  • Ecosystems


  • Settlement and project work
  • Rivers and water
  • Climate change
  • Flooding
  • Arctic and alpine environments
  • Mega cities


  • Coasts
  • Tectonics
  • Population
  • Economic development
  • Resources


  • The challenge of natural hazards
  • The living world
  • Physical landscapes in the UK
  • Urban challenges
  • The changing economic world
  • The challenge of resources and management


  • Water and the carbon cycle
  • Coastal Systems and Landscapes
  • Hazards
  • Global systems and global
  • Changing places
  • Contemporary urban environments