Geography is the science of place and space. Geographers ask where things are located on the surface of the Earth, why they are located where they are, how places differ from one another, and how people interact with the environment. Geography is also a combination of a range of skills that allow students to become more rounded individuals. Geography requires a combination of social and scientific minds to combine a wide range of skills from; Maths, Science, Religious Studies and History, resulting in a high-quality GCSE that shows a robust character.
Whilst studying GCSE Geography you will:
•Learn about what’s happening in the word around you right now, and in the future.
•Explore on field trips with your classmates in a rural and an urban setting.
•Develop skills including the ability to discuss and debate large scale problems (e.g. global warming, poverty, pollution, water shortages and natural hazards).
•Gain a sense of environmental responsibility.
Pupils learn to appreciate the complexity of our world and the diversity of its environments, economies and cultures. Through Geography, pupils develop an understanding of the global political issues that occur between countries, cultures, cities and their hinterlands, between regions and within countries.
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•The challenge of resource management
•The Living World
Internal Assessments take place every half term
Examination Board: AQA
Intervention sessions to consolidate prior learning and ensure maximum progress are at the heart of our delivery model.