Geography

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Geography

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Geography

Board

EDUQAS

Outline of the Course

Year 12:

  • Unit 1: Coastal Landscapes & Changing Places
  • Start of Unit 2: Global Governance Change & Challenge
  • Unit 3: Tectonic Hazards
  • Start of Unit 4: Independent Investigation – 4,000 words: Tutors will be allocated according to research topic (topic will develop out of Betteshanger fieldwork and Dorset fieldwork in Year 12).
  • Report will be written in draft during Summer Holiday of Year 12 into Year 13.
  • Fieldwork requirement RESIDENTIAL FIELDWORK – DORSET 3 DAYS & 1 DAY
  • BETTESHANGER (costing approx. £200.00 for all elements)

Year 13:

  • Unit 3: Weather and Climate & Development in an African Context
  • Completion of Unit 2: Water & Carbon Cycle & Global Governance Change & Challenge
  • Completion of Unit 4 by October half term: Independent Investigation – 4,000 words

Assessment

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Four compulsory structured data response and two extended response

1 hours 45 minutes

20.5%

2

Four compulsory structured data response and two extended response

2 hours

27.5%

3

Extended essay questions

2 hours 15 minutes

32%

4

Independent Study of own choice relating to course topics.

N/A

20%

 

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