Subject Staff Leader
Miss A Curtis-Slater – firstname.lastname@example.org
Name – GCSE Geography
Board – AQA
Code – 8035
Assessment of Course
The world is constantly changing.
To be a successful person in today’s society, knowing how and why it changes is important.
That is why Geography is a great subject to study.
This is an exciting course teaching you about the world today!
Paper 1: Living with the physical environment (35% of GCSE) – Exam 1 hour 30 mins.
Section A: The challenge of natural hazards
Section B: The living world
Section C: Physical landscapes in the UK
Paper 2: Challenges in the human environment (35% of GCSE) – Exam 1 hour 30 mins.
Section A: Urban issues and challenges
Section B: The changing economic world
Section C: The challenge of resource management
Paper 3: Geographical applications (30% of GCSE) Exam 1 hour 15 mins.
Section A: Issue evaluation
Section B: Fieldwork
Why we study Geography?
Successful geography students are among the most employable people as they develop the skills necessary for any job in the future. This is because the subject combines a knowledge of science and an understanding of the arts.
A good grade in Geography is evidence to employers and universities that you have an advanced understanding of the world.
During the course you will use a wide range of mathematical and graphical skills related to geographical concepts and issues. Studying Geography allows you to develop your decision making abilities, something that will be useful for whatever you choose to do in the future.
To view KS4 Geography Teaching Outlines 2018-19 please click here»