GCSE Geography

“Study GCSE Geography at Studio West.”

Qualification

GCSE

Awarding Body

Edexcel

No course specification supplied

Who to contact for more information about this course

 

Queries should be directed to Miss Russell

 

Years taught

 

Year 9, Year 10 and Year 11

 

About this course

Living with the physical environment

 

  • Section A: The challenge of natural hazards

  • Section B: The living world

  • Section C: Physical landscapes in the UK

 

Challenges in the human environment

 

  • Section A: Urban issues and challenges

  • Section B: The changing economic world

  • Section C: The challenge of resource management

 

Geographical applications

  • Section A: Issue evaluation

  • Section B: Fieldwork

 

Geographical skills

Geographical skills (within the three exam papers)

 

How this course is assessed

 

Paper 1

 

  • Written exam: 1 hour and 30 minutes

  • 88 marks including 3 marks for spelling, punctuation, grammar and specialist terminology

  • 35% of GCSE

Paper 2

 

  • Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes

  • 88 marks including 3 marks for spelling, punctuation, grammar and specialist terminology

  • 35% of GCSE

Paper 3

  • Written exam: 1 hour 15 minutes

  • 76 marks including 6 marks for spelling, punctuation, grammar and specialist terminology

  • 30% of GCSE

 

Pre-release resources booklet made available 12 weeks before Paper 3 exam.

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Helen Vasey

Studio West
West Denton Way
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE5 2SZ

Tel: 0191 481 3710

Email: admin@studiowest.newcastle.sch.uk

 

Paper copies of the information on this site will be provided free of charge upon request.

Please contact us to arrange for a paper copy.

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