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Key Stage 5

Pearson Edexcel Geography (Curriculum 2016) A Level

We follow the Pearson Edexcel Geography Course which is studied over two years, with the exam at the end of Year 13.

Topics Studies Per Half Term  

Terms

Year 12

Year 13

Autumn 1

 

Paper 1: Physical Geography

Study Area 1 Dynamic Landscapes:

  • Topic 1 - Tectonic processes and hazards
  • Study Area 1 Dynamic Landscapes,
  • Topic 2 Landscape Systems, Processes and Change

+ SKILLS AND STATISTICS

Cont. Paper 1: Physical Geography


Study Area 3, Topic 6:

  • The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security

 

Autumn 2 

Paper 2 Human Geography 

Study Area 2 Dynamic Places,

  • Topic 3 - Globalisation, Superpowers
  • Study Area 2 Dynamic Places,
  • Topic 4 - Shaping Places
  • RURAL Sub topic 4A - Regenerating Places

+ SKILLS AND STATISTICS

Paper 2: Human Geography

Study Area 4, Topic 7:

  • Superpowers

Paper 3 practice

REVISE FOR MOCK EXAMS


PAPERS 2 AND 3

 

Spring 1 

Paper 1: Physical Geography

Study Area 1 Dynamic Landscapes

  • Topic 2-Landscape Systems, Processes and Change
  • Sub topic 2B - Coastal Landscapes and Change, includes fieldwork along the North Wales coastline.

Paper 1: Physical Geography

Study Area 3, Topic 5:

  • The Water Cycle and Water Security

Paper 3: Synoptic paper-physical geography specific resources

MOCK EXAM PAPER 1

Spring 2 

Paper 2: Human Geography

Study Area 2 Dynamic Places

  • Topic 4 - Shaping Places
  •  URBAN Sub topic 4A - Regenerating Places, includes urban fieldwork to compare success of schemes in Manchester and Liverpool CBDs.

FIELDWORK:

URBAN – Birmingham

RURAL - Ludlow

MOCK EXAMS PLUS DETAILED FEEDBACK ON BOTH PAPERS

Study Area 4, Topic 8B: 

  • Global Development and Connections - Migration, Identity and Sovereignty

Paper 3: Synoptic paper-both human geography specific resources and synopticity across the whole A level


MOCK EXAM PAPER 3

Summer 1 

Paper 1: Physical Geography

Study Area 3, Topic 6:

  • The Carbon Cycle and Energy Security
Revision 
Summer 2  Paper 4: Independent Investigation Revision and Final Exams