Geography A-Level at Kenton School
There are 4 units; two at AS and two at A2
Geography stimulates an interest and a sense of wonder about people, places and the environment. Studying this in detail at A Level helps pupils to make sense of a complex and dynamically changing world.
AS Unit 1 - Physical and Human Geography.
AS Unit 2 - Geographical Skills Paper supported by a residential fieldtrip to the Lake District.
A2 Unit 3 - Contemporary Geographical Issues.
A2 Unit 4B - Geographical Issues.
A minimum grade C at GCSE Geography preferablyfrom taking the higher papers, students who do nothave Geography at GCSE may be considered.
AS – 2 examinations
Unit 1 – 35% of A Level.
Unit 2 – 15% of A Level.
A2 – 2 examinations
Unit 3 – 30% of A Level.
Unit 4 – 20% of A Level.
Through studying complex ‘real world’ issues Geography requires pupils to be flexible and adaptable; having the confidence to deal with the unexpected. Students with AS or A Level Geography learn and use a variety of transferable skills that are in great demand by employers and universities alike. Geography supports university applications for almost any science-based course and an equally wide range of Humanities courses such as Media, Politics, Law and Philosophy. Business, ICT, Travel and Tourism and Health and Social Care also combine well with the subject providing a large array of future career opportunities.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kenton School directly.