We are delighted to welcome all of our students back to school! A big welcome to our new members of the Geography Team - Mrs Shortland-Palmer and Mrs Oldridge We appreciate it will be more difficult to see us outside of lessons at the moment but please do email your teacher with any questions. Please make sure you have signed up to your relevant Schoology course online (see your teacher for the code).
St Ivo Geography Department Online Portal “Geography is the subject which holds the key to our future” - Michael Palin
The department have a number of online resources to support Year 11 in revision for the final GCSE’s - Links to these resources can be found on the department’s online GCSE course on Schoology, which is designed to support all our students in maximising their achievement in the GCSE.
END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
The GCSE course followed by Year 10 students is assessed through three terminal exams (May/June 2020) only. There is no controlled assessment.
Paper 1 - Living with the Physical Environment (35% of GCSE) 1hr 30 exam
Paper 2 - Challenges in the Human Environment (35% of GCSE) 1 hr 30 exam
Paper 3 - Geographical Applications (30% of GCSE) 1hr 15 exam
Questions across all three papers will be a mixture of multiple-choice, short answer, levels of response and extended prose.
Paper 2: Challenges in the Human Environment Section A - Urban Issues and Challenges
Section B - The Changing Economic World
Section C - The Challenge of Resource Management
- Resource Management - Water
Paper 3: Geographical Applications
Section A - Issues Evaluation Section B - Fieldwork (Human Enquiry)
(Skills are taught and assessed across
all three units.
Our dedicated Schoology page is frequently updated as we create more revision resources and support for students. Please note further support and reminders are posted on our social media feeds: Instagram, Facebook & Twitter.
We apologise but regretfully our Schoology page is only accessible to current Year 10 and 11 Geographers at St Ivo School.
Students should see their GCSE Geography teacher for the Schoology course code.