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GCSE Geography at Nether Stowe School

Course description

The OCR GCSE Geography syllabus is over 4 units:

Unit 1: Rivers and Coasts

Unit 2: Population and Settlement

Unit 3: Natural Hazards

Unit 4: Economic Development 

Entry requirements

Optional Course - discussion with subject Teacher


Assessment will be as follows:

50% Terminal Examination

25% Sustainable Decision Making Exercise

25% Controlled Assessment - Fieldwork Focus


Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Geography or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to geography such as a Weather Forecaster, Teacher or Travel Agent You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Staffordshire Young People's Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nether Stowe School directly.

Last updated date: 27 January 2017
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