Geography A Level at Ysgol Y Strade
A variety of contemporary human and physical themes are studied.
At AS level, themes include global warming, tectonic hazards, rivers, issues of migration of refugees, urban and rural change.
At A Level, themes include glaciation, China and sustainability.
The above studies are also supported by field work e.g. residential trip to Iceland and Snowdonia and field work in Cardiff Bay, Trostre and River Morlais.
- Investigating climate change
- Investigating tectonic and hydrological change.
- Investigating population change
- Investigating settlement change
Two contemporary themes and an individual investigation.
- Glacial Landforms and their Management
Sustainable Food Supply/Sustainable Water Supply/Sustainable Energy/Sustainable Cities
Although each student will be considered on an individual basis for entry onto the course it would be beneficial to have a C grade in GCSE Geography.
G1: Written Exam 1 hr 30 mins
G2: Written Exam 1 hr 30 mins
G3: Written Exam 2 hrs 15 mins (1hr 30m contemporary themes, 45m individual research)
G4: Written Exam 1 hr 45 mins
Examining Board: WJEC
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Y Strade directly.