Geography

Team Leader / Main Teacher Mr Simon Risdon simon.risdon@dartmouthacademy.org.uk

Exam board and helpful website address.

AQA GCSE www.aqa.org.uk/qualsubjectindex-g.php

Students taking Geography will study the following topics:

Physical Geography
  • Restless Earth (Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and volcanoes)
  • Coastal Zone
  • Water on the Land (Rivers)

Human Geography

  • Population
  • Development
  • Tourism

Assessment

  • 1.5 hours Exam on Physical Geography (37.5% of total marks)
  • 1.5 hours Exam on Human Geography (37.5% of total marks)
  • Controlled Assessment (Fieldwork and Coursework worth 25% of total marks)