AS Geography at Ken Stimpson Community School
In AS Geography you will study a range of human and physical Geography topics, relevant to the world we live in today. You will discover how your own actions can relate to the wider world, be it your local area or a country far away. You will study a range of topics such as Global Hazards, Climate Change, Coastal Environments, Globalisation, Population, Migration and Rebranding. Geographical Investigations Within the AS Geography course, you will have an opportunity to undertake geographical research and fieldwork. You will investigate a range of topics in detail, which will include some time in the field finding out your own data and information
After the first year of study, you will be able to continue your studies in Geography at KSCS and move onto studying for a full A Level Geography qualification. You will continue to study a range of Human and Physical Geography topics, as well as completing a piece of individual research.
6 A*- C graded GCSEs including a Humanities subject, English and Maths.
You will find studying Geography is a brilliant step towards a wider range of Higher Education courses and/or employment opportunities. The transferable skills you gain studying a geography course gives you a great grounding in a range of different professions that leads employers to say that Geography students are often the most employable! Geographers can go on to study higher level courses, including foundation degrees and undergraduate degrees. Geographers can pursue rewarding careers in education, business, government agencies and non-profit organisations; to name a few!
Fieldwork is an integral part of AS and A Level Geography. We run two residential visits throughout the course; a 2 day trip to Sherringham in the Norfolk Coastline and then a 4 day trip to Cornwall. Fieldwork is a fantastic opportunity to allow you to apply your knowledge and understanding in a practical way.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ken Stimpson Community School directly.