The course is assessed through formal examination worth 100% of the final mark.

Subject Content:

Living with the physical environment:

  • The challenge of the natural hazards
  • The Living world
  • Physical landscapes in the UK

Challenges in the human environment

  • Urban issues and challenges
  • The changing economic world
  • The challenge of resource management

Geographical applications

  • Issue evaluation
  • Fieldwork

GCSE AQA - GCSE Geography is a challenging and rewarding course. The department is well resourced and is consistently praised  for the detail and quality of assessments. Teaching is consistently rated ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’.
The course is assessed through formal examination worth 75% of the final mark. 25% of the final mark is from controlled assessment which is currently based on fieldwork on the Kent coast.

Topics studied include:

Physical Geography

  • Water on the land
  • The Restless Earth
  • The Coastal Zone

Human Geography

  • Tourism
  • Changing Urban Environments
  • Globalisation