Our A level course covers a diverse range of real world issues. In Y12 the course is split into Human and Physical Geography units. Units covered in Y12 include: ‘Coastal processes’, ‘Earth Life support systems’ ‘Changing Places, Making Spaces’,’ Global Migration’ and ‘Power and Borders
This provides a broad coverage to extend and debate key ideas in Y13. The chosen topics of focus include:
‘Future of Food’ and ‘Hazardous Earth’.
At the end of Y12, an individual project will be prepared, researched and written. This is a unit called ‘Investigative Geography’ and accounts for 20% of the final grade.
Component 1 Physical Systems– 1hr 30 mins 22%
Section A – Changing Landscapes ( coastal processes )
Section B – Earth’s Life Support systems
Component 2 Human Interactions– 1 hr 30mins 22%
Section A – Changing Spaces, Making Places
Section B – Global Systems – Migration and Global Governance – Power and Borders
Component 3 Geographical Debates – 2hr 30 mins 36%
Section A – Hazardous Earth, Future of Food
Section B – Contemporary themes
Component 4 – NEA 20%
Exam Board: OCR
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