GCSE History and Geography<br />Why choose it?<br />Where will it take you?<br />
Humanities at Belmont<br />The history course is: <br />No exams:<br /><ul><li> 25% Controlled Assessment
 50% 2x Coursework pieces
 25% Teacher Assessed Units</li></ul>The geography course is: <br /><ul><li>37.5% Unit 1 Physical Geography
37.5% Unit 2 Human Geography
 25% Controlled Assessment</li></ul>Trips for Humanities at Belmont:<br /><ul><li>York
Barcelona
Sorrento, Italy
Durham Cathedral
DLI
River Browney</li></ul>Why you should take Humanities at Belmont:<br /><ul><li>You’ll be part of a lively, welcoming, frie...
Your teachers are always happy to help you to be the best student and get the best results you can</li></li></ul><li>GCSE ...
 Can work well as a team.
Have developed high level English skills.</li></ul>	Insurance broker<br />	Teacher<br />	Artist<br />Journalist<br />Lawye...
Some successful <br />and famous<br /> people that have studied<br /> HISTORY……<br />
Dermot Murnaghan: Journalist and Presenter.<br />
Jonathan Ross: Journalist and Presenter<br />
David Sainsbury: Chairman of Sainsbury’s <br />Go on…try something new today…<br />Take History GCSE!<br />
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  1. 1. GCSE History and Geography<br />Why choose it?<br />Where will it take you?<br />
  2. 2. Humanities at Belmont<br />The history course is: <br />No exams:<br /><ul><li> 25% Controlled Assessment
  3. 3. 50% 2x Coursework pieces
  4. 4. 25% Teacher Assessed Units</li></ul>The geography course is: <br /><ul><li>37.5% Unit 1 Physical Geography
  5. 5. 37.5% Unit 2 Human Geography
  6. 6. 25% Controlled Assessment</li></ul>Trips for Humanities at Belmont:<br /><ul><li>York
  7. 7. Barcelona
  8. 8. Sorrento, Italy
  9. 9. Durham Cathedral
  10. 10. DLI
  11. 11. River Browney</li></ul>Why you should take Humanities at Belmont:<br /><ul><li>You’ll be part of a lively, welcoming, friendly department
  12. 12. Your teachers are always happy to help you to be the best student and get the best results you can</li></li></ul><li>GCSE History: Careers<br />You might think that with a GCSE in History the only jobs available to you would be typical ones such as an architect, archaeologist, historian, librarian or a professor – but in fact the range is much bigger! <br />When applying for a job a qualification in history shows that you...<br /><ul><li> Have analytical, communication and evaluation skills.
  13. 13. Can work well as a team.
  14. 14. Have developed high level English skills.</li></ul> Insurance broker<br /> Teacher<br /> Artist<br />Journalist<br />Lawyer<br /> Solicitor<br />TV presenter<br />Politician<br />The Armed Forces<br />
  15. 15. Some successful <br />and famous<br /> people that have studied<br /> HISTORY……<br />
  16. 16. Dermot Murnaghan: Journalist and Presenter.<br />
  17. 17. Jonathan Ross: Journalist and Presenter<br />
  18. 18. David Sainsbury: Chairman of Sainsbury’s <br />Go on…try something new today…<br />Take History GCSE!<br />
  19. 19. Diane Abbott: MP and First Black Female Cabinet Minister.<br />
  20. 20. Chris Martin: Lead Singer of Coldplay<br />What do you mean you want to call the song “The Scientist?!” I’m a Historian!<br />
  21. 21. Sacha Baron Cohen: Comedian<br />Is it coz I is a Historian?<br />
  22. 22. Al Murray: Comedian<br />
  23. 23. Others Who Have Studied History…<br />Shakira – Pop Star<br />Lauryn Hill - Pop Star<br />Anita Roddick – Founder of the Body Shop<br />
  24. 24. Careers In Geography<br />Geography can lead to many many different job opportunities for example:-<br /><ul><li>Land Architect or a Conservation Worker if you care about the planet</li></ul>Or if you want to change peoples’ lives you could become:<br /><ul><li>A geography teacher or a university lecturer.</li></ul>The list of careers in geography is too long to mention all of them today, but there are hundreds of careers that geography can lead you to. <br />Fiona Campbell:<br /><ul><li> Is a meteorologist with a passion for the environment
  25. 25. From 2001 onward she was a weather reporter
  26. 26. She forecasts the weather at all of the Olympic regattas
  27. 27. She is now a consultant meteorologist for UK sport</li></li></ul><li>Some successful <br />and famous<br /> people that have studied<br />GEOGRAPHY……<br />
  28. 28.
  29. 29. THE NEXT FAMOUS PERSON <br />COULD BE YOU!<br />WHO KNOWS WHERE STUDYING <br />GEOGRAPHY CAN TAKE<br />YOU?<br />
  30. 30. What Happens Now…<br />Options Evening: Thursday 10th Feb<br />7pm<br /> Sports Hall<br />
  31. 31. Thank you for listening<br />

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