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Bishop Douglass Catholic School

Bishop Douglass Catholic School

In Pursuit Of Excellence

Geography

Geography is a popular subject at GCSE, AS and A2 level with many students opting to pursue a University course based on a Geographical subject specialism.

Key Stage 3 

The Key stage 3 curriculum is dynamic, interactive and motivating. A range of topics are studied:
Development
Geo Skills
Plate Tectonics
Sustainability
Making a living
Population and migration

Key Stage 4 

The GCSE course studied is EDEXCEL Syllabus B. The main topics covered by the qualification are:

Unit 1 Dynamic planet (Physical Geography)
Unit 2 People and Planet (Human Geography)
Unit 3 Controlled assessment
Unit 4 Decision making exercise

Key Stage 5 

The AS/A2 course studied is EDEXCEL.

The main topics covered by the qualification are:

Unit 1: Global Challenges
Unit 2: Geographical Investigations
Unit 3: Contested Planet
Unit 4: Geographical research

Extra-Curricular

Revision Club Tuesdays 3.30 - 4.30 pm
Examination technique Thursday 3.30 - 4.30 pm