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Key Stage 5

 

As – Edexcel

Units studied:

 Unit 1: Global Challenges

  • Topic 1: World at Risk
  • Topic 2: Going Global

Unit 2: Geographical Investigations

  • Topic 1: Crowded Coast 
  • Topic 2: Rebranding Places


Assessment

Exams 100%

The exams will assess knowledge / understanding and skills connected with the above topics

  • Unit 1: Global Challenges; 1 hour 30 min; 60%
  • Unit 2: Geographical Investigations; 1 hour; 40%

 

A2 – Edexcel

Units Studied

Unit 3: Contested Planet

  • Topic 1: Energy Security
  • Topic 2: Water Conflicts
  • Topic 3: Biodiversity under Threat
  • Topic 4: Superpower Geographies
  • Topic 5: Bridging the Development Gap
  • Topic 6: The Technological Fix?

 Unit 4: Geographical Research

  • Tectonic Activity and Hazards

 

Assessment

Exams 100%

The exams will assess knowledge / understanding and skills connected with the above topics

Unit 3: Contested Planet; 2 hour 30 mins 60%

  • Section A: A choice of 2 short essay questions from 5
  • Section B: Synoptic Investigation (pre-release material)

Unit 4: Geographical Research; 1 hour 30 mins 40%