KS5 Geography

KS5 Geography

Course Title: GCE AQA 7037 -This qualification is linear

Grading:  A* to E

Course Overview

Physical Geography

  • Section A Water and Carbon cycles
  • Section B Coastal systems and landscapes
  • Section C Hazards

Human Geography

  • Section A Global systems and global governance
  • Section B Changing places
  • Section C Contemporary urban environments

External Assessment:

Component 1: Physical geography

  • What’s assessed:  Sections above
  • Written exam 2 hour 30 min, 96 marks 40% of A Level

Component 2: Human geography

  • What’s assessed:  Sections above
  • Written exam 2 hour 30 min, 96 marks 40% of A Level

Component 3: Geographical investigation

Students complete ab individual investigation which must include data collected in the field. The individual investigation must be based on a question or issue defined and developed by the students relating to any part of the specification.

How its assessed: 3000-4000 words 35 marks, 20% of A Level marked by teachers and moderated by AQA

Internal Assessment

Pupils will be assessed half-termly through written assessments to reflect the nature of geography examinations at KS5. Pupils will also sit an end of year examination which will cover content from all units taught throughout the year.

Examination Board: AQA

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