Geography at James Calvert Spence College
AS geography involves the study of core geographical concepts along with contrasting themes of contemporary or environmental impact management and sustainability. Students will study; river processes, landforms and managing population change, coastal environments and energy issues. A second unit will be assessed covering a range of geographical skills, including investigative, cartographic, graphical, ICT and statistical skills.
A2 geography follows an issue based approach to contemporary geographical themes. Four topics will be covered; plate tectonics and associated hazards, world cities, development and globalisation and ecosystems change and challenge. The final element involves a fieldwork investigation.
Residential fieldwork is a key exciting aspect of Year 12 geography and students will get the opportunity to take part in a challenging project.
Five GCSE subject passes grade A* - C to include either English or maths.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact James Calvert Spence College directly.