Students opting for Geography will take the following route:
Year 9 they will complete a Foundation Course; in Years 10 and 11 students will follow the GCSE Geography course.
The Foundation course aims to build on the learning in Years 7 and 8, continuing to develop subject knowledge for the GCSE, and developing geographical skills that are important for completing the GCSE successfully - skills such as decision making exercises, research projects, fieldwork projects and map work skills. There will be a field trip to The Broads to investigate sustainable management of the environment and tourism in this area of outstanding natural beauty.
Foundation Course Structure
The contents of this course will help Year 9 students to appreciate differences and similarities between places, people and environments. They will explore the social, environmental and political connections between places, and aspects of interdependence.
Foundation Course Themes:
GCSE Course Structure
The course is based around the study of four key themes:
3 written exams at the end of the course.