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GCSE Year 12

GCSE pupils currently study the CCEA specification which is modular.

Unit 1 – Understanding Our Natural World

Theme A: The Dynamic Landscape – 50%

Theme B: Our Changing Weather and Climate – 25%

Theme C: The Restless Earth – 25%

 

Unit 2 – Living in Our World

Theme A: People and Where they Live – 50%

Theme B: Contrasts in World Development – 25%

Theme C: Managing Our Resources – 25%

 

Unit 3 – Fieldwork Report – 25%

GCSE River Study – Kilbroney River, Rostrevor Co Down

 Assessment of GCSE Geography

Unit 1: Understanding Our Natural World
Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins  – 37.5%

This is examined at the end of Year 11.

Unit 2: Living in Our World
Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins – 37.5%

This is examined at the end of Year 12.

Unit 3: Local Fieldwork Investigation
Controlled assessment  –  25%

This is examined at the end of Year 12.

 

GCSE Geography Fieldtrip 

GCSE and AS Level Geography Pupils “Urban Field Study” Belfast (Nov 2016)