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Geography at Denefield School

Course description

Year 12 -

  • Unit 1 Physical and human geography are taught as discreet subjects in the Sixth Form and generally by two different teachers. Physical geography covers the topics of rivers, flooding and management, and cold environments (Glaciation) whilst human geography covers population and health issues.
  • Unit 2 This is a geographical skills unit based on the content of unit 1 which must include fieldwork. There can be a significant amount of maths.

    Year 13

  • Unit 3 Contemporary Geographical Issues - Plate tectonics and associated hazards and weather & climate and associated hazards are the physical geography options covered in this year.
  • Unit 4 Geographical skills: This unit builds on the unit 2 skills by adding in statistical tests and interpretation of weather maps and gives you the opportunity to extend an area of subject content into a more detailed fieldwork study, taking your fieldwork ideas into the examination and using it to analyse and evaluate your own data and respond to set questions.
  • Entry requirements

    To study the full range of AS Level subjects you will need to have achieved an average of 46 points from your GCSE qualifications (mostly B grades +) and, a minimum of B grades in science and/or mathematics should you be applying to study these subjects.

    How to apply

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

    Last updated date: 12 June 2014

    Key information

    • Start date: Next September
    • Duration: 2 years