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Geography A Level at Bitterne Park School

Course description

The Y12 course has a 50/50 balance of human and physical Geography which covers the following areas:

  • Rivers and flood management
  • Population change
  • Cold environments
  • Health issues

Each unit draws upon a wide range of skills including analysing and problem solving, interpreting information, explaining patterns and processes, evaluating and justifying decisions as well as proposing solutions to complex situations.

Year 13 units strike a balance between human and physical geography. These units are:

  • Climatic hazards
  • Ecosystems—change and challenge
  • Contemporary conflicts and challenges

Fieldwork currently includes two day trips (New Forest and London) and one residential trip (The Purbecks and Jurassic Coast).

Why this course

We are passionate about Geography at Bitterne Park. The subject allows us to ask questions about why our planet is the way it is, and the role we may play in shaping its future.

Entry requirements

Desired entry requirements are: GCSE English Language C grade or above and GCSE Geography B grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bitterne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 20 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years