Key Stage 4

The course followed is OCR Specification B Geography for Enquiring Minds

Topics covered include :

Natural World

  • Global hazards
  • Changing climate
  • Distinctive landscapes
  • Sustaining ecosystems

People and Society

  • Urban features
  • Dynamic development
  • UK in the 21st Century  

Resource Reliance

Assessment

There will be three examinaton papers.  One each of Natural World and People and Society.  These will be 1 hour 15 minutes and account for 35% of the final mark.  The third examination is on Geographical skills and accounts for the final 40% of the final mark.

There will be two field trips to two contrasting locations, one for the Natural World and one for People and Society. These will help the pupils to develop the fieldwork skills they will be examined upon in the examinations.