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Geography at Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College

Course description

All GCSE specifications in Geography A should encourage candidates to: • actively engage in the process of geography to develop as effective and independent learners, and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds • develop their knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and appreciate the relevance of these concepts to our changing world • develop a framework of spatial awareness in which to appreciate the importance of the location of places and environments from local to global • appreciate the differences and similarities between people’s views of the world, its environments, societies and cultures • understand the significance of values and attitudes to the development and resolution of issues • develop their responsibilities as global citizens and recognise how they can contribute to a future that is sustainable and inclusive • develop and apply their learning to the real world through fieldwork and other out of classroom learning • use geographical skills, appropriate technologies, enquiry and analysis. All GCSE specifications in Geography A must enable students to: be inspired, moved and changed by following a broad, coherent, satisfying and worthwhile course of study and gain an insight into related sectors. They should prepare learners to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices. This specification aims to provide an innovative course encompassing relevant and modern Geography fit for the 21st Century. It draws upon up to date content relevant to modern geography such as uneven development, sustainability and globalisation. The Specification will seek to develop candidates Geographical skills such as use of GIS, enquiry and analysis through fieldwork and research.

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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