Geography A Level at Sydenham School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form
Statistics show that compared to other subjects Geography graduates are among the most employable. This is presumably because they possess the skills employers look for. The subject is a combination of the facts of science and the understanding of arts, incorporating a wide range of transferable skills.
- Landscape Systems. Changing Spaces, Making Places. Field Work. Geographical Skills
- Optional - Study one of five: Climate Change. Disease Dilemmas. Exploring Oceans. Future of Food. Hazardous Earth
Year 13 builds on the topics studied in Year 12:
- Landscape Systems. Earth’s Life Support Systems. Geographical Skills. Changing Spaces, Making Places. Global Connections
- Optional - Study two of five Climate Change. Disease Dilemmas. Exploring Oceans. Future of Food. Hazardous Earth
Grade B at GCSE Geography
Minimum point score of 38 including Maths and English at grade 4 at GCSE. This is equivalent to 4B and 4C grades overall at GCSE. Students will also need to achieve the subject specific criteria below:
NEW GCSE POINT SCORE GCSE grade 2017 Points:
- G 1.00
- F 1.50
- E 2.00
- D 3.00
- C 4.00
- B 5.50
- A 7.00
- A* 8.50
Three exam papers and an independent investigation
Geography opens the doors to many different career options such as: resource management, town planning, conservation, leisure management, teaching, journalism, traffic management and International development.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sydenham School - Sydenham and Forest Hill Sixth Form directly.