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Geology at St Cuthbert's High School

Course description

At “A” Level students follow the OCR course, consisting of 6 modules:

  1. Plate tectonics 4 – Economic Geology
  2. Rocks 5 – Palaeontology
  3. Practical Skills 6 – Practical Skills
  4. The first 3 modules lead to the “AS” award. Practical skills are developed by field trips to Northumberland, The North Pennine Orefield and, in Year 13 a visit to Lake Como to study the Geology of the Alps.

Entry requirements

5A*-C. C in Geology, if taken. You can take this course without having studied the GCSE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Cuthbert's High School directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years