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Geography A Level at Buxton Community School

Course description

Global Challenges and Geographical Investigations at AS (Involves residential fieldwork to North Wales)
Contested Planet and Geographical Research at A2

Entry requirements

Entry into our 6th Form is based upon gaining a minimum of 5 A* - C at GCSE including at least a grade C in English and/or maths. BTEC courses will be taken into account in support of the 5 A*-C at GCSE. The minimum average points score for all subjects for entry into the 6th Form is 39.


GE01: Global Challenges. Written Examination. 1 ½ hours long. 60% of AS grade.
GE02: Geographical Investigations. Written Examination. 1 hour and 15 minutes long. 40% of AS grade.
(Both of these exams take place in the summer of Year 12)

GE03: Contested Planet. Written Examination. 2 ½ hours long. 60% of A2 grade.
GE04: Geographical Research. Written Report. 1 ½ hours long. 40% of A2 grade.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Buxton Community School directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

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