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12/10/17

Retweetd From NELFT ScHS Thurrock

Student drop-ins at lunch time today at and 🗣️👂

06/10/17

Just a reminder no pupils are to attend school on Monday- Inset Day

06/10/17

Retweetd From HACH Geography

Our year 7s loved their map skills lesson today 👍🏻🌍 https://t.co/iasXKSg8I4

05/10/17

We are ready for our futures evening ✅ https://t.co/uPLFPiFyri

05/10/17

Futures evening tonight for our year 11s 📚 5:30 until 8:30 👍🏻

05/10/17

Retweetd From Palmer's College

Looking forward to attending the Careers Fair at 6.30-8.30pm. Come & see what Palmer's can offer you!

05/10/17

Retweetd From National College

Meeting young people at and tonight talking about careers in creative industries!

04/10/17

Retweetd From Gloriana QRB

The crews return.... https://t.co/fZ4slcpt7k

04/10/17

Retweetd From Harris Federation

achievers day winners with the ultimate prize of rowing Gloriana, The Queen’s Row Barge congratulations! https://t.co/oJbQO0EIHe

04/10/17

Careers event for our year 10s today 👍🏻 https://t.co/zNZBcISb2a

03/10/17

Just a reminder we have an inset day on Monday 9th October https://t.co/3dPrgQIfpl

29/09/17

Retweetd From Danielle Ledingham

Year 9s beginning their journey & today listening to Nikki King talking about women in business https://t.co/NLqktNGWH8

28/09/17

Hope you enjoyed it 👍🏻

28/09/17

Retweetd From Michael Raisbury

We loved visiting your wonderful school tonight

28/09/17

What an amazing place this is 😍👍🏻 https://t.co/GuaS1bG4xu

28/09/17

🍐🍌🍉🍒🍅🍯 https://t.co/EI341jLFdl

28/09/17

Some odd things going on in science tonight https://t.co/TStVSA3uqz

28/09/17

🏑🏏🥅🏓🏸🏌🏼‍♀️ https://t.co/9mGijHXiHk

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Geography

Geography

Entry Requirements

An average Attainment 8 score of 5.5 as well as a Grade 6 in English Language or Literature and Grade 5 in Maths. Alongside this Grade 6 in Geography GCSE is preferred.

An additional AS in Core Maths is advised if not taking Maths at A Level.

What is Geography?

This four-unit GCE Geography specification offers units that allow a balance between your own particular physical, human and/or environmental interests and key geographical topics that provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills for further study at higher education or for employment.

Physical Systems (24%)

Exam 1hr 45minutes

  • Landscape Systems
  • Earth’s Life Support Systems
  • Geographical Skills

Human Interactions (24%)
Exam 1hr 45minutes

  • Changing spaces, making places
  • Global connections
  • Geographical Skills

Geographical debates (32%)
Exam 2hr 30 minutes

Study 2 topics from:

  • Climate Change
  • Disease Dilemmas
  • Exploring Oceans
  • The Future of Food
  • Hazardous Earth

Investigative Geography (20%)

Coursework

  • Independent Geographical Investigation

How does it differ from GCSE?

There will be a greater reliance on you to independently research in the last unit.  You are expected to read around the subject to improve understanding of the four units. You will have your terminal exams at the end of Year 13 for the full A level qualification.

Exam board: OCR B