Lower School (Key Stage 3)

Lower Primary School Geography Online


Cambridge Lower School Geography serves as a leading platform for geography online secondary school education. Our curriculum is designed to inspire curiosity and fascination about the world and its myriad facets. We offer comprehensive online geography lessons for secondary school students that cover a range of topics, from diverse cultures and natural resources to complex environmental issues. With a focus on Key Stage 3 education, our online geography classes offer students a deep understanding of both Earth’s physical and human processes.


Our assessment procedures are robust, continuously carried out during LIVE TAUGHT lessons by our experienced educators. They are responsible for marking coursework, assignments, and administering summative tests, ensuring that our online geography lessons for Key Stage 3 students meet the highest educational standards.


Homework is an essential part of our educational philosophy and is assigned at the end of each week. These assignments are crafted to reinforce key geographical concepts and usually involve researching specific topics, quizzes for recapitulation, and completion of coursework. These activities complement our online geography classes for secondary school students, encouraging a more thorough understanding of the subject.


Parents have 24/7 access to all pertinent academic records, including their children’s coursework, grades, and teacher feedback. This enables parents to actively monitor their child’s progress in our online geography lessons. Consultations with teachers can be scheduled at mutually convenient times to discuss academic performance, address concerns, or celebrate milestones.

By enrolling your child in Cambridge Lower School Geography, you are investing in a premium, well-rounded experience in secondary school geography online.

In KS3 Geography, students will extend their locational knowledge and deepen their spatial awareness of the world by focusing on its environmental regions, countries and major cities. They will understand geographical similarities, differences and links between places through the study of human and physical geography of several regions. They will understand how human and physical processes interact to influence, and change landscapes, environments and the climate; and how human activity relies on effective functioning of natural systems.

Key topics in Physical Geography:

  • Why should we be interested in Antarctica?
  • Weather and climate
  • Hydrology and coasts
  • Tectonic hazards: plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes

Key topics in Human Geography:

  • Urbanisation: past, present, future
  • Why is tourism interesting for geographers?
  • Population: can Earth cope with any more people?
  • Industry: international development; economic activity in the primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary sectors; environmental impact and sustainable development
  • Energy efficiency: use of natural resources and renewable energy

Geographical skills:

  • Students will build on their knowledge of globes, maps and atlases and apply and develop this knowledge routinely in the classroom
  • Students will interpret maps using grid references and scale, topographical and other thematic mapping, and aerial and satellite photographs
  • Students will analyse and draw conclusions from geographical data, using multiple sources of increasingly complex information

Reading list/set texts to be decided.

What is the objective of the Online Secondary School Geography course?

The Online Secondary School Geography course at Cambridge aims to stimulate curiosity and fascination about the world and its inhabitants. Pupils will learn about various places, people, and both natural and human environments. They will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the Earth’s essential physical and human processes.

How is assessment managed in the Online Secondary School Geography class?

In the Online Secondary School Geography class, teachers continuously assess students during live-taught lessons. This ongoing evaluation is supplemented by the marking of coursework, assignments, and end-of-course summative tests.

What kinds of homework assignments are part of the Online Secondary School Geography course?

Homework is usually assigned at the end of each week and may include research on pivotal concepts, quizzes for revisiting and reinforcing subject matter, and other subject-related enjoyable tasks, in addition to coursework completion.

How can parents stay updated on their child’s progress in the Online Secondary School Geography class?

Parents can access their children’s coursework, grades, and teacher feedback 24/7. They also have the option to arrange consultations with teachers at times that are mutually convenient.

What topics are taught in the Online Secondary School Geography course?

The course covers both physical and human geography topics. Physical geography includes subjects like Antarctica’s significance, weather and climate, hydrology and coasts, and tectonic hazards. Human geography addresses topics like urbanisation, tourism, population issues, and international development. Additionally, the course focuses on honing geographical skills like map reading, interpreting geographical data, and using various informational sources.