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Geography AS/A2 Level at Woodlands School

Course description


The course is designed to highlight the main issues and concepts that young adults are likely to encounter in their current and future lives, such that they can make better-informed decisions and be sensitive to a wide range of viewpoints and challenges.

Issue- and concept-based, this curriculum enables students to address topics which are relevant to their locality, as well as the rapidly globalising world beyond. It includes exploration of the principles, concepts and processes that help explain geographical phenomena and landscapes, encouraging spatial awareness and sense of place, as well as maintaining the balance between physical geography and human geography.

It facilitates student’s continual development and use of a wide range of skills, including those in the field, which are desirable in higher education and the workplace.

Course content

 AS Year:

  • Managing Physical environments
  • Managing Human environments

A2 Year


  • Global issues
  • Geographical Skills


Entry requirements


Minimum entry requirement is a grade C in a Humanities subject at GCSE or at least a grade B in English Language. additionally, all internal students must have discussed their entry requirements with Head of Geography.


4 Exams over 2 year period.

Future opportunities


All jobs need broad, transferable skills. Geography enables a wide-ranging combination of skills to be developed. Geography as an A Level gives you the chance to keep your options open as it covers both arts and science components.

Geography graduates have excellent transferable skills which attracts business, law and finance sectors.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woodlands School directly.

Last updated date: 13 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years