Planning for the new year in geography

Sian Evans
23rd May 2018
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Kick-start next year’s planning with thoughtful and imaginative resources created by the Tes community

Planning is a monumental task in any academic year however long you have been teaching for. To help you feel more confident when taking on this challenge, we've hand-picked this selection of well-structured schemes of work, visual presentations and homework booklets.

Schemes of work

Delve into the business of holidaymaking with this comprehensive unit on tourism, specifically designed for KS3 classes.

Break down the highly debated topic of climate change and encourage learners to investigate the evidence in detail with this complete GCSE scheme of work, packed full of presentations, worksheets and lesson ideas. Equally, this comprehensive set of lessons about rivers, from formation to flooding, provides a thorough exploration, in line with the new GCSE specification.

For A-level students, discover the topic of diverse places, including a comparison between London and Cornwall, with this well-structured collection of presentations.



Full unit of work for tourism. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Homework’s integrated into lessons where appropriate.

Most suitable for KS3 geography.

All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same style.

Lesson sequence:
1 - What is tourism?
2 - The growth of tourism
3 - What attracts tourists to different destination?
4 - British tourism
5 - What are the impacts of tourism in National Parks?
6 - Declining tourism in Britain
7 - History and tourism
8 - The impact of tourism
9 - Jobs in the tourist industry
10 - Ski resorts
11 - Tourism in Kenya
12 - Sustainable tourism
13 - Sustainable tourism in Peru
14 - Does tourism cause conflict?

For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details

By thisisgeography

GCSE GEOGRAPHY AQA A 9-1 Climate Change SoW

Full SoW for GCSE Geography AQA A new 9-1 specification (Sep 2016 onwards) for Climate Change. It has been devised using existing lessons and new GCSE Geography 9-1 textbooks as well as own knowledge. All powerPoints, videos and worksheets included. Lessons incorporate independent and group work and questioning and AfL. Some homework included but you may need to add some. Lessons also have model exam questions and mark schemes/model answers designed for new 9-1 GCSE. End of unit assessment is included.

I hope you find it useful and valuable.
By J Tomlinson


New AQA specification. Complete set of lessons which teach students about rivers. The set of lessons follows on from the coastal SOW, which can also be found on my TES account. The video for the lesson on the River Tees is available on YouTube.
By 88collinsl

Diverse Places - Edexcel Geography A-Level

Edexcel Geography A-Level (2016) - Topic 4B -Diverse Places SOW
By SteveTamkin

Supportive materials

Ensure that your KS3 classes grasp fundamental map skills by using this homework booklet to set a variety of pupil-friendly tasks. Meanwhile, keep on top of the progress your GCSE students are making when studying the coastal zone with help from this workbook, containing gap-fill tasks, exam-style questions and space to draw labelled diagrams.

Plus, keep these GCSE personal learning checklists handy when working on your planning, so that you can be assured that your lessons are covering all the key criteria. And, at all ages, ensure your learners are speaking like a geographer with this helpful support mat, packed full of key terms, abbreviations and command words.


Map Skills Homework Booklet - Geography

A map skills homework booklet for use with KS3 Geography classes.

An amalgamation of worksheets I have gathered over the years to create a comprehensive and easy to mark Map Skills Homework Booklet!
By sbladen

AQA The Coastal Zone: Full topic revision/ homework booklet

This is a booklet covering the whole of the coastal zone with questions, gap fills, illustration etc activities to be used as homework or revision.
By Fintan Douglas

AQA GCSE - ALL Geography PLCs checklists (New Spec - 2016 onwards, Physical and Human)

For the new AQA GCSE Geography specification (teaching beginning Sept 2016, first examination Summer 2018).

PLCs (Personalised Learning Checklists) for:

Natural Hazards
The Living World (Hot Deserts - option)
The UK Physical Landscape (Rivers and Coasts)
Urban Issues and Challenges
The Changing Economic World
The Challenges of Resource Management (Energy - option)

This breaks down the course for students to follow and can be used a huge range of ways.

It has each section linked to pages in the CGP Geography AQA revision guide (full version, including exam questions).
By mark 1122

Speak like a Geographer

Literacy support mat with key terms, abbreviations, connectives and command words!
By Kathryn Crawshay

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