GCSE Geography – AQA exam board

Subject Information

Geography is the study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is, quite simply, about the world in which we live. Geography is unique in bridging the social sciences (Human Geography) with the natural sciences (Physical Geography).

The aim of Geography at PMGHS is to:

  • Actively engage in the process of Geography and to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds.
  • To develop students’ knowledge and understanding of geographical concepts and appreciate the relevance of these concepts to our changing world.
  • To develop a framework of spatial awareness in which to appreciate the importance of the location of places and environments from local to global.

Why study Geography?

Geography offers a wide range of career prospects such as: Teacher, Cartographer, Weather Forecaster, Writer, Researcher, Journalist and Emergency Management.