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Geography

Minimum Entry Criteria

Desired: 7 in Geography or contact the school if you have not studied the subject at GCSE

Essential: 6 in Geography or contact the school if you have not studied the subject at GCSE

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course

Year 12:

  • Coastal Landscapes (Section B – Physical Geography)
  • Global Systems and Governance (Section A – Human Geography)
  • Changing Places (Section B – Human Geography)
  • Water and Carbon (Section A – Physical Geography

Holiday Work Year 12-13: Review of topics covered in Year 12 – Teams

Year 13:

  • Hazards (Section C Physical Geography)
  • Population and the Environment (Section C Human Geography)
  • Geographical Fieldwork Investigation: 4,000 word Independent Report – Guided by teachers but student directed

Assessment

 
Type of Assessment
Duration
Weighting
1
Physical Paper
Section A: Water and carbon cycles
Section B: Coastal systems and landscapes
Section C: Hazards
2 hours 30 minutes
40%
2
Human Paper
Section A: Global systems and global governance
Section B: Changing places
Section C: Population and the environment
2 hours 30 minutes
40%
3
Students complete an individual investigation which must include data collected in the field. The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the student relating to any part of the specification content. Fieldwork: Residential visit end of Year 12 to FSC Flatford Mill, Suffolk £550 approx.
3,000-4,000 words
20%

Sixth-Form-Programme-of-Courses-2023.pdfGeography Summer Task

Geography Endeavour Task