An online booklet promoting our GCSE Geography at St Ivo School.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact us at @ ST IVO St Ivo School High Leys St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE27 6RR
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COURSE OUTLINE course (subject to accreditation) in The department will be following the new September 2016. The AQA geography GCSE has been chosen for its exciting and interesting content, mixing the more traditional elements of geography combined with new ideas and approaches whilst balancing physical and human themes. It enables students to understand the ever changing relationships between people and the environment in which they live and the increasing challenges that we face. The specification also encourages students to understand their role in society, considering different viewpoints, values and attitudes and tackling global issues such as climate change, deforestation, weather hazards and GCSE Geography is relevant and interesting, examining issues & conflicts. It helps you understand what is going on in the world sustainability. The department has a strong tradition of fieldwork in all key stages and it is seen as a vital component of the GCSE course providing students with an opportunity to consolidate and ● Tectonic Hazards ● UK Physical Landscapes - The Challenge of Natural Hazards ● Weather Hazards ● Coastal Landscapes in the UK - The Living World ● Climate Change ● River Landscapes in the UK - Physical Landscapes of the UK ● Ecosystems extend their geographical understanding . GCSE students will carry out two fieldwork investigations and their understanding of the geographical enquiry process will be tested as part of the Paper 3 written exam. ● Tropical Rainforests As well as students undertaking physical and human fieldwork at local ● Urban issues and Challenges (including rapid growth and - Urban issues and challenges management of in LICs and the UK.) ● Changing Economic World (including global variations in - The changing economic world development, economic growth in LICs and the UK’s - The challenge of resource management changing economy) sites, a residential trip to is offered as an option for Year 10 Geographers, running every July. Students at KS4 also have the opportunity to participate in the departments bi-annual fieldtrip which in the past has included South ● Physical Geography enquiry and fieldwork ● Human Geography enquiry and fieldwork - Issue Evaluation (pre-released material) ● Geographical Skills - Fieldwork / Geographical Enquiry ● Decision Making / Evaluation of issues There is NO controlled assessment / coursework in GCSE Geography. “Geography is the subject that holds the key to our future” Michael Palin The assessment is linear and there will be 3 exams at the end of Year 11: - - - (1 hour 30 minutes) - - (1 hour 30 minutes) (1 hour 15 minutes) There is no tiered entry - all students will sit the same papers. The questions will include multiple choice, short answer, levels of response and extended prose. Africa & is currently a trip to the National Parks of Western USA.
COURSE OUTLINE course  subject to accreditation  in  The department will be following the new  September 2016. The AQA geo...
COURSE OUTLINE course (subject to accreditation) in The department will be following the new September 2016. The AQA geography GCSE has been chosen for its exciting and interesting content, mixing the more traditional elements of geography combined with new ideas and approaches whilst balancing physical and human themes. It enables students to understand the ever changing relationships between people and the environment in which they live and the increasing challenges that we face. The specification also encourages students to understand their role in society, considering different viewpoints, values and attitudes and tackling global issues such as climate change, deforestation, weather hazards and GCSE Geography is relevant and interesting, examining issues & conflicts. It helps you understand what is going on in the world sustainability. The department has a strong tradition of fieldwork in all key stages and it is seen as a vital component of the GCSE course providing students with an opportunity to consolidate and ● Tectonic Hazards ● UK Physical Landscapes - The Challenge of Natural Hazards ● Weather Hazards ● Coastal Landscapes in the UK - The Living World ● Climate Change ● River Landscapes in the UK - Physical Landscapes of the UK ● Ecosystems extend their geographical understanding . GCSE students will carry out two fieldwork investigations and their understanding of the geographical enquiry process will be tested as part of the Paper 3 written exam. ● Tropical Rainforests As well as students undertaking physical and human fieldwork at local ● Urban issues and Challenges (including rapid growth and - Urban issues and challenges management of in LICs and the UK.) ● Changing Economic World (including global variations in - The changing economic world development, economic growth in LICs and the UK’s - The challenge of resource management changing economy) sites, a residential trip to is offered as an option for Year 10 Geographers, running every July. Students at KS4 also have the opportunity to participate in the departments bi-annual fieldtrip which in the past has included South ● Physical Geography enquiry and fieldwork ● Human Geography enquiry and fieldwork - Issue Evaluation (pre-released material) ● Geographical Skills - Fieldwork / Geographical Enquiry ● Decision Making / Evaluation of issues There is NO controlled assessment / coursework in GCSE Geography. “Geography is the subject that holds the key to our future” Michael Palin The assessment is linear and there will be 3 exams at the end of Year 11: - - - (1 hour 30 minutes) - - (1 hour 30 minutes) (1 hour 15 minutes) There is no tiered entry - all students will sit the same papers. The questions will include multiple choice, short answer, levels of response and extended prose. Africa & is currently a trip to the National Parks of Western USA.
COURSE OUTLINE course  subject to accreditation  in  The department will be following the new  September 2016. The AQA geo...
Geography is useful in many ways. As preparation for the world of work or further education, or simply as an enjoyable and interesting subject giving a valuable insight into the interactions between us and the world we live in. Like most other GCSE subjects, there are very few jobs which demand a qualification in Geography, however it is widely accepted as a highly regarded subject which helps you to: (i) Talk with interest about a variety of topics (ii) Understand the major problems and issues in the world (iii) Understand people and how they interact with the environment (iv) Acquire a variety of useful transferable job skills ● Journalist ● Lawyer ● Emergency Planner ● Accountant ● Weather Forecaster ● Social Worker ● Landscape architect ● Town Planner ● Aid worker ● Oceanographer ● Travel Agent ● Air Traffic Controller ● Librarian ● Estate Agent ● Geologist ● Pilot ● Housing Officer ● Conservationist ● Teacher ● Marketing Specialist ● Banker ● Holiday Rep ● Chartered Surveyor ● Civil Servant ● Retail Manager ● Armed Forces ● Volcanolgist ● Human Rights Specialist ● Environmental Health ● Public Relations Officer ● Coastal Engineer As a geographer, by the end of your GCSE you will have received training in, and developed proficiency in a variety of transferable skills (including literacy, numeracy, graphicacy, ICT, independent research, decision making, problem solving and team work). These are all skills which are essential in many careers and as such make geographers highly employable. It is an excellent qualification which can lead to employment in most types of jobs and help you qualify for entrance to many further courses. ● Lecture
Geography is useful in many ways. As preparation for the world of work or further education, or simply as an enjoyable and...
Geography is useful in many ways. As preparation for the world of work or further education, or simply as an enjoyable and interesting subject giving a valuable insight into the interactions between us and the world we live in. Like most other GCSE subjects, there are very few jobs which demand a qualification in Geography, however it is widely accepted as a highly regarded subject which helps you to: (i) Talk with interest about a variety of topics (ii) Understand the major problems and issues in the world (iii) Understand people and how they interact with the environment (iv) Acquire a variety of useful transferable job skills ● Journalist ● Lawyer ● Emergency Planner ● Accountant ● Weather Forecaster ● Social Worker ● Landscape architect ● Town Planner ● Aid worker ● Oceanographer ● Travel Agent ● Air Traffic Controller ● Librarian ● Estate Agent ● Geologist ● Pilot ● Housing Officer ● Conservationist ● Teacher ● Marketing Specialist ● Banker ● Holiday Rep ● Chartered Surveyor ● Civil Servant ● Retail Manager ● Armed Forces ● Volcanolgist ● Human Rights Specialist ● Environmental Health ● Public Relations Officer ● Coastal Engineer As a geographer, by the end of your GCSE you will have received training in, and developed proficiency in a variety of transferable skills (including literacy, numeracy, graphicacy, ICT, independent research, decision making, problem solving and team work). These are all skills which are essential in many careers and as such make geographers highly employable. It is an excellent qualification which can lead to employment in most types of jobs and help you qualify for entrance to many further courses. ● Lecture
Geography is useful in many ways. As preparation for the world of work or further education, or simply as an enjoyable and...
For further information please do not hesitate to contact us at @ ST IVO St Ivo School High Leys St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE27 6RR
For further information please do not hesitate to contact us at    ST IVO  St Ivo School High Leys St Ives, Cambridgeshire...