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Geography at St Bonaventure's RC School

Course description

Geography teaches people to think to question, examine, reason and to become informed, independent learners. It develops an understanding of HOW and WHY natural or human processes affect our lives. Geography allows us to make sense of our ever increasingly more complex world and to understand current global affairs. Geography is an established and highly regarded GCSE, which develops your academic, intellectual and practical potential. The ability to investigate, analyse, classify, predict, debate, present and summarise. Such transferable skills are invaluable for all future learning and/or employers. ICT is used to collate data, enhance project presentation and for class presentations e.g. power point slide-shows. You will study Environments and the effects of human activity upon global or local environmental processes. Topics include: rivers, population, sustainable development, quality of life, energy, industry, settlement, atmosphere, and work.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Geography or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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