Geography

The Humanities disciplines in RGS nurture our students to be advocates and reflective thinkers who will be good stewards of humanity and the environment through emphasising real-world application and encouraging a heart for service to the community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop the geographically educated person who contributes to the betterment of society by being responsible and active citizens of an increasingly interdependent global community
  • Nurture our students to be thinkers with a reflective disposition to respond critically to complex and unpredictable situations, and pioneers who seize opportunities with inventiveness and creativity, for the common good

Programmes

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Management of Change and Conflict in Systems

Human Systems: The Agricultural System and Access to Food

The World as Management of Change and Conflict in Systems

Physical and Human Systems: Forest as a Resource

The World as Interacting Systems


The Coastal Systems


Change and Conflict in Systems


Development and Sustainability in a Globalised World (I) – Spatial Variations in Development

The World as Interacting Systems

Physical Systems: The River System and Water Resource

The World as Interacting Systems

Human Systems:

Population Studies

Management of Change and Conflict in Systems: Management of Hazards and Disasters


The World as Interacting Systems


Physical System: Natural Resources and Energy

The World as Interacting Systems

Physical Systems: Weather and Climate

The World as Interacting Systems

Physical Systems: Plate Tectonics

The World as Interacting Systems


Human Systems: Settlement Studies (I)

The World as Interacting Systems


Human System: Manufacturing in a Globalised World

The World in Spatial Terms

Geographic Representations, Tools and Techniques

   
The World as Interacting Systems

Human System: Service Industry (Tourism) in a Globalised World

Management of Change and Conflict in Systems

Development and Sustainability in a Globalised World (II)

  • The Price of Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Learning Journey: Visit to local high-tech farm
  • Enrichment field trip: Bishan-AMK Park river studies
  • Field studies: Microclimate in school
  • Regional Studies Programme
  • Humanities Showcase-STEM Week


  • Field studies: Inclusive housing in Braddell
  • Enrichment field trip: Macritchie Reservoir naterual vegetation studies
  • Enrichment field trip: Active Aging exhibition at Science Centre
  • Regional Studies Programme
  • Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) Middle Division
  • Humanities Showcase-STEM Week
  • Learning Journey: Changi Coast fieldwork
  • Enrichment workshop: URA urban planning workshop
  • Raffles Academy 2.0 Urban Development in Singapore
  • Year 3 and 4 Humanities Overseas Field Trip
  • Model United Nations
  • Regional Studies Programme
  • Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) Middle Division
  • Humanities Showcase-STEM Week


  • Enrichment field trip: Visit to factory for manufacturing industry studies
  • Field study: Tourism studies at Singapore’s places of interest
  • Model United Nations
  • Year 3 and 4 Humanities Overseas Field Trip
  • Regional Studies Programme
  • Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) Senior Division
  • Humanities Showcase-STEM Week

Gallery

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(Year 1 Geography Learning Journey) Students visiting a local farm to learn about efforts contributing to food sustainability in Singapore.
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(Year 3 Geography field trip) Students investigating slope profile in school during Geography lesson.
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(Year 3 Inquiry & Advocacy Learning Journey) ACRES workshop facilitator sharing about wildlife advocacy with our students.
(Year 3 Inquiry & Advocacy Learning Journey) Students having group discussions on wildlife advocacy during a Learning Journey to ACRES.



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(Year 3 Inquiry & Advocacy Learning Journey) A sharing by an owner of a traditional Chinese musical instruments shop in Geylang with our students.
(Year 3 Inquiry & Advocacy Learning Journey) Nature Society (Singapore) guide sharing with a group of students about environmental advocacy and the biodiversity in Singapore at the Lower Peirce Reservoir Park.

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(Inter-School Philosophy Dialogue) A group of students from different schools engaged in a dialogue on issues related to philosophy, history, ethics and governance.
(Humanities trip) Students learning about the history of the cu chi tunnels in Vietnam, before attempting to crawl through the tunnel.