Course Outline / Overview
Key Stage 3
Throughout KS3 students will be encouraged to develop their knowledge and understanding of a variety of Geographical themes. Place knowledge will be constantly reinforced by taking examples from a variety of countries and regions across the World. Social, Economic and Environmental impacts of Geographical issues will be considered at a variety of scales.
Examples of themes covered include:
Key Stage 4
GCSE specification – AQA A
Students will continue to explore Geographical issues and develop deeper understanding of Geographical concepts. Enquiring into and investigating Geographical issues and their impacts form a central theme to much of the work covered. This course is examined via two examinations and a Controlled Assessment based on Primary data collected through fieldwork.
Themes covered are taken from optional units, such as:
Key Stage 5
A-Level specification – AQA
AS Geography covers units on
A2 Geography involves option units from:
Fieldwork is an essential component of both courses and often involves a residential visit.