The Becket Way 
Wilford Lane, West Bridgford 
Nottingham, NG2 7QY
0115 982 4280

A Level Geography

Subject Leader: Miss D Crompton
What specification (syllabus) is being taught?
Edexel Geography
General overview
The course is made up of 3 examinations and a piece of coursework:
● Paper 1 - Physical Geography - 30%
● Paper 2 - Human Geography - 30%
● Paper 3 - Synoptic - 20%
● Non-Examined Assessment (NEA) - Independent Investigation - 20%
Who should take this course?
If you have a keen passion for Geography and love learning about the world around
you. Even if you don’t want a career in Geography, it is a perfect subject to equip
you in a variety of different fields due to its dynamic nature and skills based course
What are the entry requirements?
GCSE Grade 5
What are the key topics and themes? When will
they be taught?
Physical and Human topics will run alongside each other across the two years as you
will have two teachers.

AS topics: Tectonics/Globalisation and Coasts/Regenerating Places
A2 topics: Water Cycle,/Superpowers and Carbon Cycle/Migration, Identity & Sovereignty
How will students be assessed? 
When do these assessments take place?
Students will have both in-class timed exam questions and homework based exam
questions to assess their progress. Regular low stakes testing is used in lessons to
assess students' understanding.
What can students do for revision at home? What materials are provided or available online?
- All resources, including useful revision resources, will be found on Google Classroom to help consolidate students’ understanding.
- We subscribe to GeogReview magazines - these can be found in the library and are a great way to read around the subject and deepen your understanding.
- Access to the online textbook can be found on kerboodle.