Category Archives: Geography

Year 9 Recycled Christmas Decoration Project

Year 9 pupils ‘Recycle’ Christmas

Year 9 pupils got into the Christmas spirit in the Geography department by making decorations from recycled goods. The pupils enthusiastically produced some fantastic creative decorations which will be proudly displayed in many homes around South Armagh! Year 9 Recycled Christmas Decoration Project Year 9 Recycled Christmas Decoration Project Year 9 Recycled Christmas Decoration Project Year 9 ... [read more]

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Geography “Urban Field Study”

AS and GCSE Geography pupils went to Belfast on Tuesday 29th November to complete an “Urban Field Study” of land-use zones in an MEDC. Pupils were using the Burgess model of urban land use to identify the different zones in the ... [read more]

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AS Geography Students field trip to Whitewater River in Attical

The AS Geography pupils went to the Whitewater River in Attical - Co Down, to complete a meander study on Thursday 13th October. Pupils measured the width and depth of the channel from the inside to outside of a meander. Pupils had to decide if there was a correlation between distance across the meander and bedload size. Pupils tested the theory that river velocity increases as you move from the inside to the outside of a ... [read more]

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St. Brigid’s Day

Year 10 Geography pupils from St. Joseph’s High School made crosses to signify the importance of the local religious tradition of making Saint Brigid’s Crosses from locally collected ... [read more]

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Balmoral Show

Pupils from Year 8 and 9 visited the Balmoral Show on Wednesday 11th May. This annual event was run by the Geography and Science Department, giving the St. Joseph’s students the opportunity to view and experience the very best of modern day agriculture that Northern Ireland has to offer. Pupils got a chance to see a variety of animals, sample foods, new agricultural technologies and of course the fun ... [read more]

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