A Level - Geography at Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
You will gain a deeper understanding of contemporary issues facing global citizens of the 21st century. An example of what you will learn on the topic of Tectonic Hazards:
In A Level in Geography can lead to a wide range of careers. This could be in the field of education, local government, travel and tourism, journalism, meteorology, cartography, social services, overseas development, management or international banking.
You will develop a wide range of skills including writing reports, analysing and interpreting different sources of data, taking part in a team carrying out fieldwork and conducting decision making. You will also get a chance to visit locations such as The River Browney in County Durham, the coast of the North East region and Iceland. A group containing some of our students also went to Borneo in 2012 and will return in the Summer of 2015.
5 A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths. You should have achieved a grade B in GCSE Geography, although this is not always necessary.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy directly.