Geography

Subject: Geography Head of Department: Mr Blay
Exam board: AQASyllabus code and title: 8035, GCSE Geography
Content:

  • The challenge of natural hazards
  • The living world
  • Physical landscapes in the UK
  • Urban issues and challenges
  • The changing economic world
  • The challenge of resource management
  • Issue evaluation (based on material released 12 weeks prior to exam)
  • Fieldwork
How we assess students:Through use of past exam papers at the end of each module, exam questions fortnightly and work completed in lessons and as HWK
How homework is set:HWK is set according to school policy

HWK could be in the form of a quiz, comprehension, knowledge tests or, Year 11, exam practice or research.

HWK is set on Google classroom

How parents/carers can support their child:By asking the students what they have been studying in Geography and how they feel this relates to the world around them. Maintaining an interest in the news, particularly about the environment, natural disasters and weather.
Useful links:

PIXL Geography App
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/

http://www.acegeography.com/aqa-a-gcse.html