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Year 11 Curriculum

We currently study AQA Geography

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There are various parts of the course:

  • Paper 1 - Physical Geography - 1 hour and 30 minutes - worth 35%
  • Paper 2 - Human Geography - 1 hour and 30 minutes - worth 35%
  • Paper 3 - Geographical Issue Evaluation and Geographical Applications - 30%

Course rationale from the exam board:

  • actively engage in the process of geography to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds;
  • develop their knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and appreciate the relevance of these concepts to our changing world;
  • develop a framework of spatial awareness in which to appreciate the importance of the location of places and environments from local to global;
  • appreciate the differences and similarities between people’s views of the world, its environments, societies and cultures;
  • understand the significance of values and attitudes to the development and resolution of issues;
  • develop their responsibilities as global citizens and recognise how they can contribute to a future that is sustainable and inclusive;
  • develop and apply their learning to the real world through fieldwork and other out of classroom learning;
  • use geographical skills, appropriate technologies, enquiry and analysis.

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