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Subject Vision

At Ivanhoe our aim is that students will be able to understand why the world is the way that it is and make predictions about how it is likely to change in the future. Students will develop an understanding of our global community and how we are connected to the world around us. 
Geography equips students with the knowledge and skills they will need to tackle the social and environmental problems faced by the UK and the world in the 21st Century.

 

Key Stage 3 Objective Statement

In year 7, the focus is on ‘our world’, where students study their local and national geography.  In year 8, students begin to explore our ‘changing world’ through study of development and globalisation. By year 9 students will understand how they can shape the world in the future by studying our ‘challenging world’.

 

Year 7 Topics OUR WORLD 

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

What is my global address?

What map skills do I need to be a successful Geographer?

Why is Ashby here?

How do settlements grow and change over time?

Will we all end up living in megacities?

Is Britain a danger zone?

How can rivers ruin lives?

What’s happening beneath our feet?


Why are some natural disasters deadlier than others?

 

Year 8 Topics CHANGING WORLD

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers

Autumn

Spring 

Summer

Why is Africa the least developed continent?
How should we approach development?

Does everyone benefit from globalisation?
What is the price of power?

Why are our coasts under threat?

 

Year 9 Topics CHALLENGING WORLD

Topics will be linked to knowledge organisers

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Can the world cope? (population, migration, development)

What is the problem with plastic?
Is Climate change our greatest threat?

Will we ever be Carbon Neutral?
What has Geography got to do with conflict?

 

 

 

Year 9 End of Year Arrangements

Year 9 Hoodies Ivanhoe Alumni Hoodies are now available for year 9 students in navy, grey and red and are printed with the names of all year 9 students in the shape of the Ivanhoe Knights head on the back. Hoodies are priced at £20 each. Students can trade in 400 house points to reduce th...

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Year 7 Camp Out Trip

Year 7 Camp Out Trip

In March we took 80 students over to The Oaks Campsite near Loughborough for our Year 7 Campout. It was a long...

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Year 8 Survival Skills Trip

Year 8 Survival Skills Trip

After the past few years, our staff and students were incredibly excited to be heading to the woodlands of the...

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Year 8 Theatre Trip

Year 8 Theatre Trip

On Friday 6th May, the English Department took 45 nominated students to a production of –Much Ado Abou...

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Developing Our Careers Education

Developing Our Careers Education

As part of the Age-Range Change at Ivanhoe we are working to develop a 5 year plan for careers education that ...

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Year 9 Whitby Trip

Year 9 Whitby Trip

At the end of April, we took 64 year 9 students to North Yorkshire on our Year 9 Whitby Trip. Over the 3 days,...

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Year 8 London Trip

Year 8 London Trip

The sun was shining for our Year 8 London Experience trip earlier this month. 40 students enjoyed a packed...

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Loughborough Lightning Netball Trip

Loughborough Lightning Netball Trip

On 4th April, we took 46 of our netballers to Loughborough University for a fantastic trip. It was jam packed ...

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Mental Health week

Ivanhoe’s first Mental Health Week has been a huge success! We have had lots of activities on offer to promote positive things our students can do to support their mental health and well-being. We know that mental health is important every day, but it has been especially fantastic to spend the wee...

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Plas Gwynant Trip

Wow " what a fantastic experience we have had this half term, taking our students to Plas Gwynant for the first time since Covid-19. Every single student was an absolute credit to Ivanhoe and we were so proud of them all. They took part in a wide range of adventurous activities; including gorge...

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STEAM SHOW 2022

STEAM SHOW 2022

This March saw the return of the Ivanhoe STEAM Show for it's 5th year. Who could believe that the last show to...

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Ukranian Collection

Ukranian Collection

Thank you so much to all of our families and friends of Ivanhoe that so generously donated to our collection f...

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Sports Hall Fundraiser Launched

Sports Hall Fundraiser Launched

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Manchester City Football Development Trip

We were delighted to re-start our residential trip offers this year - our last Ivanhoe school trip was in early 2020! The PE department took 34 of our committed year 9 boys and year 8/9 girls football players in on a once in a lifetime football development tour to Manchester City FC. During this 3 d...

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Spotlight on Support - YoungMinds

Spotlight on Support - YoungMinds

At Ivanhoe we have an ongoing focus on the Mental Health of our youngsters and this week I would like to bring...

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Spotlight on Support - Kooth

Spotlight on Support - Kooth

Being the parent of teenager is a tricky business and we aim to offer as much help as possible to both parents...

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