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    • AN EXCITING NEW GCSE COURSE
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      Issues that you will study are regularly in the news
      Geography helps you to understand what is involved with these issues and allows you to make up your own mind about them.
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      Some global issues are having a real impact on our lives now, like the depletion of the Ozone Layer.
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      It may be useful in your future decision making.
      Why did this happen?
      How can we make sure it doesn’t happen again?
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      It will enable you to learn and develop a range of skills that will be useful to you in the future.
      Global Citizenship
      Environmental Awareness
      How to read and interpret various types of maps
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      Will help in English and History by:
      Using a variety of sources of information
      Will help in Maths by:
      Analysing and interpreting different types of data
      Will help in ERS and Citizenship by:
      Developing empathy for other peoplein the world
    • What's the point of studying Geography?
      I will get into college/university and employers will like me because through studying Geography I will…
      Become a good communicator
      Work well as part of a team
      Be able to solve problems
    • What will I study in Geography?
      Investigate the causes and effects and possible management of Climate Change
    • What will I study in Geography?
      Find out where and why I erupt and what impact I have on people living near me, and how I am being managed
    • What will I study in Geography?
      Where & Why earthquakes occur
      What are the range of impacts on different countries
    • What will I study in Geography?
    • What will I study in Geography?
      Where & Why is there rapid urbanisation, and what impact is this having on the environment and the people
    • What will I study in Geography?
      Look at why there are so many of us living on the planet, what influences where we live and why we move to new places.
    • What will I study in Geography?
      SUSTAINABLE
      DEVELOPMENT
      What is it?
      Why is it important?
      Who does it effect and why?
    • What will I study in Geography?
      A study of water sources and consumption globaly
    • How will I be assessed in Geography?
      3 x 1hour exams
      What about Geography coursework?
      • Coursework has been removed from the majority of GCSE subjects and from September 2009 ‘Controlled Assessment’ has taken its place.
    • What is Controlled Assessment?
      PART 1 – Local Investigation (inc. fieldwork)
      A title will be set by AQA (exam board) from one of the following units:
      • Coasts
      • Countryside
      • Environment
      • Tourism
      • Urban areas
      • Transport
      • Rivers
    • Assessment
      Unit 1 – Exam (25% of overall grade) 1 hour
      Unit 2 – Exam (25% of overall grade) 1 hour
      Unit 3 – Exam (25% of overall grade) 1 hour
      Unit 4 – Controlled Assessment (25% of overall grade)
    • Who will teach me Geography?
      Mr Lawson
      Mr Crumbie
      Dr O Sullivan
      Mrs Gaygan
      Miss Aldridge
      Miss Wooldridge
    • Geography is part of our everyday lives, so come and discover the world around you.
      If you would like more information then please speak to any member of the Geography department
      What do I do now?