OCR GCSE – Year 10

This is a link to the OCR syllabus that we are following in year 10.

Landscapes of the UK (page 12) was completed in the Autumn term. The Spring term is focused on the People of the UK section (page 13)

Living in the UK today:

Exchange work 2019/20


Year 10 Summer Exam 2020 Summary

Year 10 Summer review questions 2020

Quiz questions and answers for prep revision


Landscapes in the UK

Teaching plan – Autumn term 2019

1.UK Landscapes introduction sheet

1.2 UK Landscape exercise: powerpoint

1.3 Upland and lowland fact file exercise. Met Office comparing Fort William and Lossiemouth

1.4 UK Glaciation

2.How climate affects the UK landscape UK Geology map

3. Rivers powerpoint Mr Monteith

3.1 Erosion, weathering, transportation and deposition sheet; ‘Time for Geography’ video clips

3.2 River landform sheets ; V-shaped valley formation (video) ; Landforms information site ; Waterfall and gorge formation (video) ; Undercut and plunge pool formation (video) ; Floodplain formation (video)

4. River Findhorn case study information , River Findhorn case study questions to complete  Findhorn management information

4.1 River Lossie case study information. River Lossie sheet to complete

5. Coasts: processes and landforms. Spit formation. Rufus coastal landforms film

5.1 Moray coastline case study ; Human / Physical landuse of Moray Coast

Revision / summary sheet

People of the UK

Teaching plan

  1. Trade ; World trade map; UK import data

2. Diversity in the UK ; Diversity in the UK GIS PPT ; UK Development ; UK Broadband map
3. Economic Change – Salford Quays case study. Salford Quays timeline to complete. Salford Quays Powerpoint. HS2 example. ; Modern changes to Salford Quays

4. UK interactive prosperity map

5. UK changing population  5.1 ONS intereactive of changing population over time 5.2 ArcGIS story map on population to use for prep

6. Ageing population challenges; BBC clip. Map of ageing population globally. FT interactive on ageing populations ; Cost of UK ageing population to the NHS 

Immigration UK powerpoint. 7.2 Migration to uk excel task. The truth about immigration in the UK

8. Urban processes: suburbanisation, counter urbanisation, re urbanisation  8.1 – ARCGIS urbanisation story map

9. Leeds case study PART 1 – people, culture and local geography. Leeds timeline information ; Leeds case study PART 2; Leeds waste; Housing issues ; Leeds summary ; Leeds challenges ; Housing issues and solutions

Leeds case study sheet to complete

Links to help with Leeds case study: Economic inequality in Leeds ; Leeds traffic congestion problems; Leeds employment/unemployment data

UK Environmental Challenges

  1. Beast from the East, 2018 – Polar continental mini case study 1.2 Storm Dennis – Polar maritime mini case study, 2020

Storm Dennis Forecast; Farm flooding drone footage

2. Somerset floods; Useful links ; Somerset question sheet

3. Farming and fishing concerns

4. Reservoirs and water transfer 4.1 Kielder water storage task. 4.2 Kielder information sheet.

5. Energy source in the UK fact files 5.1 Sources of energy table to complete

6. How has the UK’s energy supplied changed since 1950 (questions to complete)

7. Renewable Energy Questions and links; Kellas Wind Farm evaluation

7.2 – BBC news link to current fracking articles ; Overview of fracking

9. Powerpoint with instructions on slide 9 about completing the case studies on fracking or wind power

10. Energy debates task – for questions 7,8,9 ; Gridwatch UK ; Reality check on renewables (TED)

11. Local sustainable energy solution – Kellas wind farm notes ; P&J Extension to wind farm ; MP against wind farms ; Save wild Moray ; Inside a turbine ; Wind turbine details ; Offshore wind turbines