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Geography A Level at Clacton County High School

Course description

If you are interested in your own role in relation to the world, as well as factors that affect the decision-making processes and are good at team working, time management, interested in the global challenges of sustainability, this is the course for you.

Students develop an understanding of the beautiful physical processes that shape our planet and surround us on a day to day basis. Geography provides a broad range of important issues in the world today such as:

  • Environmental impact
  • World cities trade and conflicts
  • Development and globalisation
  • Contemporary conflicts and challenges
  • Population change
  • Health issues

Students will also investigate the physical aspects of Geography such as Rivers and Flood Management; Cold, Coastal and Hot Desert Environments; Plate Tectonics, Weather and Ecosystems. They will develop skills in Cartography, Graphical, ICT and Statistics.

This course will suit you if you enjoy Geography and understanding the world around you at GCSE. There are opportunities to carry out fieldwork as part of the assessment and preparation for exams.

Entry requirements

Essential: A minimum of six GCSEs (grades A*-C) is required, including Maths and English. Students will normally require a minimum of a GCSE (grade B) in any subject they wish to study at A Level.

Desirable: B grade in GCSE Geography or above. You must also have a good grasp of ICT and statistical analysis.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Clacton County High School directly.

Last updated date: 25 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years