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Geography

The full course consists of 8 topics, plus an individual investigation based around fieldwork

Dynamic Landscapes

Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards 

Topic 2: Glacial Landscapes and Change

Dynamic Places

Topic 3: Globalisation

Topic 4: Regenerating Places

Physical Systems and Sustainability

Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity

Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Human Systems and Geopolitics

Topic 7: Superpowers

Topic 8: Global Development and Connections


Fieldwork is undertaken during Year 12, and assessed through exams at and the individual investigation at A Level

Assessement Format  

Paper 1: Dynamic Landscapes and Physical Systems and Sustainability 2hr 15 min 30%
Paper 2: Dynamic Places and Human Systems and Geopolitics 2 hr 15 min 30%
Paper 3: Synoptic investigation of a contemporary geographical issue 2 hr 15 min 20%
A level independent investigation (from fieldwork) Recommended word count 3000-4000 words 20%


Teacher to contact: Mr M Buckingham
Board: Edexcel
Course Entry Requirements:
GCSE Level 6 in Geography (if taken), Level 5/6 in English Language