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Year 11

Year 11

The Controlled Assessment was completed in the summer of 2016 – there is no opportunity to redo this, this year and so the focus is on examination content and skill acquisition; single lessons from January onwards will focus on this in particular. The final examinations (worth 75%) will be sat in May / June 2017.

Topics to complete this academic year:

Theme 2: PHYSICAL PROCESSES & RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PEOPLE AND ENVIRONMENTS (Rivers and flooding, ecosystems)

Theme 3: UNEVEN DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS

Examinations:

Unit 1:          60minutes, 60 marks: Theme 1 and Theme 2 – knowledge papers with extended answers and case study questions

Unit 2a:        30minutes, 30marks: Theme 3 – exam style as above

Unit 2b:        90minutes, 60 marks: The decision making paper – three sections, section C is an extended answer where a decision has to be explained.

Course specification

WJEC           4240SA        GCSE Geography B

Useful websites

http://www.eduqas.co.uk/ or www.wjec.co.uk      

Contact

Head of Geography:          Ms V Lee  v.lee@parkhighschool.org.uk