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Geography A level at Howard of Effingham School

Course description

Dynamic Landscapes

  • Topic 1: Tectonic Processes and Hazards 
  • Topic 2: Glacial Landscapes and Change

Dynamic Places

  • Topic 3: Globalisation
  • Topic 4: Regenerating Places

Physical Systems and Sustainability

  • Topic 5: The Water Cycle and Water Insecurity
  • Topic 6: The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

Human Systems and Geopolitics

  • Topic 7: Superpowers
  • Topic 8: Global Development and Connections

Entry requirements

B in Geography GCSE (if taken), grade 6 in English Language.


  • Paper 1: Dynamic Landscapes and Physical Systems and Sustainability 2hr 15 min 30%
  • Paper 2: Dynamic Places and Human Systems and Geopolitics 2 hr 15 min 30%
  • Paper 3: Synoptic investigation of a contemporary geographical issue 2 hr 15 min 20%
  • A level independent investigation (from fieldwork) Recommended word count 3000-4000 words 20%

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Howard of Effingham School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years


  • More information
    • Howard of Effingham School is the lead school for The Howard Partnership, a Surrey based Academy chain, originally formed from a federation of schools in 2007 and more recently converting to a Multi Academy Trust.