Students take the Edexcel A GCSE Geography course. It is now a linear course, with three external examinations in June. Students will also complete a piece of coursework in which they must meet the 2000 word limit.
Unit 1: Geographical Skills & Challenges (examined in June – 1 hour tiered exam)
Unit 2: The National Environment (examined in June – 1 hour 15 minutes tiered exam)
A Wasteful World
Unit 3: The Human Environment (examined in June – 1 hour 15 minutes tiered exam)
A Tourist’s world
Unit 4: Investigating Geography (25%)
GCSE Geography is relevant and interesting, examining issues and conflicts. It helps to foster an understanding of the world around us. It provides the foundation for the A-Level course, which bridges the arts and the sciences, giving a great flexibility for higher education courses.