Geography broadens our understanding of the crucial and contemporary challenges facing the world today and examines the links between people and the environment.
It encourages the development of many skills including decision-making and logic, statistical analysis, global information systems, use of satellite imagery, research, mapwork, fieldwork and essay writing.
WHAT STUDENTS WILL LEARN
Knowledge of locations, places, processes and environments, an analysis of the complexity of interactions between people and the environment, and real world understanding of causality, systems, inequality, globalisation, sustainability and risk.
Higher education study in geography (physical/human), oceanography, geology, environmental science, international relations and law.
Careers in surveying, conservation, sustainability, waste and water management, environmental planning, tourism and weather forecasting.
Five GCSEs grades 4 and above, ideally a 5 in English.