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GEOGRAPHY GCSE

Mission Statement

Geography is an education for life and for living. It provides a unique bridging of social and natural sciences. We promote social & environmental sensitivity & an empathy with and understanding of inequality. We equip you with a broad range of skills and increase your employability. In Geography & we want you to analyse & interpret data, problem solve, decision-make & debate; we value your opinion. We want to help you make sense of the world & the people who share our planet of finite resources.The future of our planet is in your hands. Do you understand your role as a global citizen?

The Earth has enough for everyone’s need not for everyone’s greed. (Gandhi)

Give a man a fish & you will feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish & you feed him for a lifetime. (Chinese proverb)

Geography Students hold the key to the world's problems

Courses Offered

Year 9 National Curriculum Geography

Programme of Study

Year 10 GCSE Geography 8035 (AQA)

Year 10 Specification

Year 11 GCSE Geography A 9030 (AQA)

Year 11 Specification

Department Highlights

In year 9 we study the impact of tourism on our local community & carry out questionnaires in Alnwick. At GCSE we will visit Kielder forest to study water management & ecosystems. We will also visit the coast to look at tourism & conduct a sand dune survey.

Staff Contact List

Ms Lisa Smith (Head of Humanities)

lsmith@dchs-alnwick.org

Mr Peter Burrow

Mrs Anna Harrison

Mrs Joanne Patten