GCSE Geography gives you the opportunity to understand more about your world, the challenges it faces and our place within it. By choosing Geography you enable yourself to understand why things happen today and how they can be shaped for the future. You will learn about physical environments such as rivers and coasts, Human habitats such as major world cities and the interaction between both people and landscape throughout the globe. You will also learn investigative skills and embark on two field trips. Geography aims to help you become a forward looking global citizen. It is the best subject on Earth.
There will be 3 examinations in Year 11 Paper 1: The Physical Environment 37.5% Paper 2: The Human Environment 37.5% Paper 3: Geographical Investigation 25%
Geography is a subject which fits with pretty much everything. Many people who study geography go into law and business, the army, police, government and any international relations or research organisations. This is because they love the practical research skills and wide knowledge that geographers develop.