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31/03/21

Year 11 Revision Resources: https://t.co/HVXzEH0dDi

10/03/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Chafford Hundred –

03/03/21

Academy Reopening: March 2021 update. https://t.co/uoZWHIrw7F

23/02/21

Mental Health Matters. We’ve produced a series of videos for our students to provide some tips on staying mentally healthy. https://t.co/msSWzGeZgR

11/02/21

An article about our cooking and baking challenge https://t.co/jlnZAlAOu7

04/02/21

Writing your feelings down can be an effective method of processing complex emotions. Poem, lyric and story writing can help encourage stress release and improve mental health

03/02/21

Physical activity is crucial in maintaining good mental health. Why not look at what are doing to promote well-being through exercise?

02/02/21

Retweetd From MFL Harris Chafford

Chloe has set a very high standard for cake week. Check out her Mt Vesuvius that took 2 days to make. It includes chocolate sponge cake, butter, chocolate and glacé icing, plus flames created out of coloured melted lollypops https://t.co/yiZfMuZwFf

02/02/21

Engaging in dramatic arts is a fantastic way to relieve stress and to communicate complex thoughts and emotions. Why not ask about the benefits of Drama?

02/02/21

One way young people can express themselves is through artwork. Drawing, painting or creating can be a great way of processing complex emotions without words.

01/02/21

This has the theme “Express Yourself”. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing different ways that students can share feelings, thoughts and ideas. Here is a video from The Duchess of Cambridge to kick start the week. https://t.co/20lyenw56g

01/02/21

Get involved with the challenge! https://t.co/E35ezzFrxM

22/01/21

Retweetd From HACH PE DEPT

HACH Netball Academy https://t.co/Z6KR9OsyNQ

21/01/21

Our MFL students have been exploring different cultures through a cooking challenge! Why not take a look at the contributions via ? https://t.co/QbJQf71UTN

21/01/21

Remote Learning Information https://t.co/qISDifnUeT

15/12/20

The show must go on! We are proud to present our Winter Show 2020 via https://t.co/MRcWkv2GOR

30/11/20

Today we’ve launched our Wellbeing First Aid service. More opportunities for students to express themselves can only be a good thing.

20/11/20

For any queries relating to admissions, please get in contact via admissions.org.uk for the right support.

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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