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

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