GCSE (9-1) Geography A
The only specifications which take a singular approach to the assessment objectives meaning higher tariff questions in our assessments focus on understanding concepts and evaluating issues rather than knowledge of case studies. This results in more time for teaching geographical enquiry and less time teaching case studies.
An unique approach to fieldwork – providing methodological and conceptual frameworks for field enquiries in each assessment series, designed to help students move from relying on framed enquiries to becoming independent learners.
We offer a balance of familiar topics as well as contemporary geographical concepts, supported by textbooks and free digital resources.
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Fieldwork Statement 2018
Centres must use the Fieldwork Statement to confirm that each learner has been provided with an opportunity to undertake Geographical fieldwork in two contrasting environments.
Our GCSE (9-1) Geography specification A has been accredited by Ofqual. The specification is available to teach in schools and colleges in England from September 2016.
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Here is a list of materials endorsed by WJEC to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
- GCSE (9-1) A Student Book
- GCSE (9-1) A Student eTextbook
- GCSE (9-1) A Whiteboard eTextbook
- GCSE Geography Fieldwork for Eduqas Textbook Order Form
Here is a list of non-endorsed materials which you may also find beneficial.
- Guidance for Teaching
- Ofqual Grade Descriptors for GCSE 9-1 Geography A
- Online Exam Review
- Teacher ShareSpace
- Hodder Education Teaching and Learning Resources
- Decision Making in Geographical Education (Video)
- Preparing for Component 3 [video]
- Spheres of Influence [video]
- The Use of Transects [video]
- Distinctive Landscapes in the UK
- Coastal Processes
- Shanty Towns
- River Flooding
- Climate Change in Wales
- Air masses, depressions and fronts
- Global Cities
- Flooding in the Conwy Valley
- Mathematics and statistics in Geography
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We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.
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