Geography is about real people, real places and real issues
As international links become closer, easier and faster, we need more than ever to understand the Geography of the world. Without Geography you would be nowhere.
Topics studied at A Level include:
- Tectonic Processes and Hazards
- Landscape Systems, Processes and Change
- The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
- The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
- Climate Change Futures
- Shaping Places
- Global Development and Connections
How will I learn?
You will be given individual support, a well structured programme and as much advice as is needed, both in and out of the lessons.
There will also be chances for fieldwork where we can investigate Geography issues out of the classroom
The course is assessed in four parts at the end of the two years of study:
Physical Geography examination 30% of the qualification
Human Geography examination 30% of the qualification
Decision making exercise/ synoptic paper based around a resource booklet about a topical geographical issue. 20% of the qualification
Independent Investigation: This is a chance for you to investigate a geography issue and conduct fieldwork using route to enquiry skills you will develop through the course. It involves a final write up of your findings that is marked by your tutor. 20% of the qualification
5 A* - C Grades, or equivalent and at least a C grade at GCSE Geography, if taken.