- Water and carbon cycles
- Coastal systems
- Hazards (including plate tectonic theory, seismic, volcanic, meteorological and wildfire hazards)
- Population and the environment
- Global systems and global governance
- Changing places
A wide range of quantitative and qualitative geographical skills are taught through the subject content and non-exam assessment. These include cartographic, statistical and graphical skills along with appropriate use of ICT and fieldwork skills.
The A level course followed is the AQA A level (code 7037) Geography course.
Students complete an individual investigation based upon fieldwork data which is internally marked and externally moderated.
- Physical Geography paper (2.5 hours) (40% weighting)
- Human Geography paper (2.5 hours) (40% weighting)
- Non-examined assessment (individual investigation) (20% weighting)