Glenrothes High School

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  • Congratulations to our YPI winners - Chloe, Taylor, Jody & Melanie
  • Drop in service for careers advice from Skills Development Scotland every Tuesday interval and lunchtime

Geography

Glenrothes High School pupils are featured in this short national film about the Queensferry Crossing.

Please click the link below to view

Queensferry Crossing Reflections

 

Our Dynamic Earth

Miss Ritchie recently accompanied some budding Geographers on a trip to Our Dynamic Earth, where they had a tour and participated in some workshops.

 

 

Miss Ritchie's S3 Geographers are studying populations. They created boards to simulate Mexico to USA migration. See pictures below:

 

 

 

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SQA Information

Link to SQA site for Nat 4, Nat 5 and Higher Geography for past papers and guidelines Web icon

Link to SQA site for Nat 4 Travel and Tourism guidelines Web icon

Broad General Education Topics

S1 Geography  Map Skills, Weather

S2 Geography  Earth Forces, Glaciation, Global Fashion

S3 Geography  Limestone, Rivers, Population, Settlement, Farming, Industry, Global Climate Regions

Senior Phase

National 4/5 Geography Topics

Glaciated Landscapes and their Management, Coastal Landscapes and their Management, Population, Urban, Rural, Health, Environmental Hazards, Assignment (25%)

New Higher Geography Topics

Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere, Population, Urban, Rural, Development & Health, Global Climate Change, Assignment (33%)

Skills for Work  - Travel & Tourism

Scotland, UK & Worldwide, Customer Service, Employability