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:

Year 10 Summer Exam 2019 Summary

Exchange work 2019/20

Year 10 Summer review questions 2019

Quiz questions and answers for prep revision!

Landscapes in the UK

Teaching plan – Autumn term 2019

UK Landscapes introduction sheet

UK Landscape exercise: powerpoint

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

UK Glaciation

How climate affects the UK landscape

UK Geology map

Rivers powerpoint Mr Monteith

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

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)

River Findhorn case study information , River Findhorn case study questions to complete

River Lossie case study information. River Lossie sheet to complete

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

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

Findhorn management inofrmation

Revision / summary sheet

People of the UK


  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 challenges1. BBC clip. Map of ageing population globally. FT interactive on ageing populations ; The truth about immigration in the UK; Immigration UK powerpoint.

7. Urban processes: suburbanisation, counter urbanisation, re urbanisation

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

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

UK Environmental Challenges

  1. 25th Feb 2018 ‘Beast from the East’ forecast

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