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Geography at Cheam High School

Course description

Geographers learn data analysis, they learn about geographical information Systems (giS) and how they can turn maps from a two-dimensional representation of a country’s physical contours into a tool that illustrates social attributes or attitudes: not just where people live, but how, what they think and how they vote.

Course content

Unit 1 Dynamic Landscapes (30%)
• Tectonic processes
• Landscape systems
• Water security
• Energy security
• Climate change futures
Unit 2 Dynamic Places (30%)
• Globalisation
• Superpowers
• Shaping places
• Global development

Unit 3 Synoptic Unit (20%)
Synoptic unit that combines Unit 1 and 2 - includes players, attitudes and actions and futures.
Unit 4 Coursework, Independent investigation (20%) An independent investigation on any geographical topic of your choice.

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C in English and a grade C or above in Higher Tier Geography.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 01 September 2016
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