Geography GCSE Pathways 1 & 2
Why choose Geography at GCSE?
Because you will -
- Learn about and understand the World you live in
- Develop skills that will help you in other subjects and in your future career
- Get to complete practical work out in the field
- Learn by investigating and working as a team
The course includes both physical and human themes:-
- Volcanoes & Earthquakes
- Our Watery World
- Population change
- A Tourist’s World
Our Challenging World - The students will also learn many Geography skills, including map work and interpretation of graphs and photographs, including satellite images.
Fieldwork is an important part of the course making up 25% of the total examination.
Pupils will be expected to take part in field trips, and complete one fieldwork investigation.
The work is differentiated to allow all pupils to achieve their full potential.
They will also develop their ICT skills in producing their work.
Dates for the diary
The pupils will be entered for an exam in June of year 10 and then complete the exam in January and June of year 11.
Students who follow a course in Geography will have the opportunity to develop enterprise skills such as:
- Team Work
- Efective communication
- Creativity & innovation
- ‘Can-do’ attitude
- Organising & planning
- Problem solving
- Making ethical decisions