During the course students will study the following topics:
- Tectonic Processes and Hazards
- Coastal Landscapes and Change
- The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
- The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
- Regenerating Places
- Migration, Identity and Sovereignty
Assessment in A Level Geography
We expect students to complete the course at A2. They will sit three two hour and 15 minutes exams.
- Paper 1 – Physical Geography
- Paper 2 – Human Geography
- Paper 3 – Synoptic paper
A Level Geography PLCs
Coastal Landscapes [PDF]
Renerating Places [PDF]
The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security [PDF]
The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity [PDF]
Edexel B A level Geography website: https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/geography-2016.html
Marking and Feedback
Regular end of unit assessments will take place as well knowledge and key words tests. There will also be opportunities to practice exam essays in lessons. Staff comments provide guidance on how students can improve their level of understanding. Staff are expected to review all peer assessed and self-assessed work and provide guidance when necessary.
Setting in A Level Geography
As this is an Option Block, there is no setting for A Level Geography and all students at all levels work within the same groups. This is supported through carefully differentiated delivery of the curriculum.
Homework is set in line with the School Homework Policy.
Homework typically includes practice exam questions, consolidation homework, creative tasks, and flipped learning work.
Supporting your Son or Daughter in A Level Geography
- Debate and discuss the issues we have studied in class
- Encourage wider reading around the subject as well as watching relevant documentaries and following the news
- Make sure that your son/daughter equipment for lessons – A4 files and paper plus pens, notes and filing materials
- Help them to spot where they need more help and encourage them to participate fully
- Encourage discussion about the course and the subjects that they are studying