Geography

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GCSE Geography is an exciting course! It is based on the balance between physical and human geography. It allows students to investigate the link between the two themes, and approach and examine the battles between the man-made and natural worlds. It involves 2 days of fieldwork that can involve both River & Town studies.

Year 7

Tourism
Earthquakes
Where do we live? (Map skills)
Coasts
Weather & Climate
Africa

Year 8

Asia
Volcanoes
Conflict
Rivers
Extreme Environments
Globalisation

Year 9

An insight into: Natural Hazards, Urban Issues, Physical Landscapes, Economic Geography, Resource Management, Ecosystems and Map skills. To build the foundations for the transition into GCSE Geography.

GCSE Geography

Exam Information

You will have 3 exams in summer of Y11
Paper 1 Living with the physical environment. Written exam 1 hour 30 minutes (35% of your GCSE)
Paper 2 Challenges in the human environment. Written exam 1 hour 30 minutes (35% of your GCSE)
Paper 3 Geographical applications. Written exam 1 hour 15 minutes (35% of your GCSE)
*Paper 3 involves pre-release material that is released 10 weeks before the exam.

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