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GCSE Geography – Year 11 Revision

Key Dates:

  • Pre-release booklet available to students (for Paper 3) – March
  • Paper 1 – Living with the Physical Environment – 18th May (am) – 1 hr 30 mins
  • Paper 2 – Challenges in the Human Environment – 3rd June (am) – 1hr 30 mins
  • Paper 3 – Geographical Applications – 11th June (am) – 1hr 15 mins

 

Year 11 Geography Revision Sessions:

  • The sessions below all run on a Wednesday, from 3.45 ‘till 4.45pm in Room 4.
  • Sessions will usually begin with a brief overview of the topic and will be followed by exam practice and supervised, independent revision.
  • Materials used for each topic will be available shortly after the revision session via the department website: stmarysgeography.com/

 

Date

Topic(s)

1

26th February

Natural Hazards (tectonics, weather, climate change)

2

4th March

The Living World (ecosystems, TRF, deserts)

3

11th March

Physical Landscapes in the UK (rivers, coasts)

4

18th March

Urban Issues & Challenges (Bristol, Rio, Freiburg)

5

25th March

Resource Management (energy, water, food)

6

1st April

Paper 3 – Geographical Applications (section B - fieldwork and skills)

-

 

Easter Holidays

7

22nd  April

Paper 3 – Geographical Applications (section A - pre-release)

8

29th April

Changing Economic World (measuring dev, dev gap, dev in UK)

-

6th May

Yr 7 Parents Eve – no revision session

9

13th May

Student led – arrive with your own questions

-

18th May

Paper  1 Exam – Living with the Physical Environment (am)

10

20th May

Student led – arrive with your own questions

-

 

Whitsun Half Term

-

3rd June

Paper 2 Exam – Challenges in the Human Environment (am)

-

11th June

Paper 3 – Geography Applications (am)

 

Other useful revision resources include:

 

 

Useful websites for GCSE Geography:

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/geography

https://revisionworld.com/gcse-revision/geography

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/

http://realgeography.wikispaces.com/Quizlet+revision

Volcanoes: http://www.learner.org/interactives/volcanoes/entry.html

Weather: http://www.learner.org/interactives/weather/index.html

Interactive World Map of Population: http://www.prb.org/Publications/Datasheets/2015/2015-world-population-data-sheet/world-map.aspx#map/world/population/2015

 

Useful apps for GCSE Geography:

Gojimo by Education Apps Ltd

GCSE 2017 by digiSchool

GCSE Geography by Revision Buddies

 

Useful resources for GCSE Geography with AQA:

Specification: http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resources/geography/specifications/AQA-8035-SP-2016.PDF

Textbook (the blue one): http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/gcse-geography-textbooks-print-and-digital

CPG Revision Guide (the green one): https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/books_gcse_geography.book_GAR44

CPG Exam Practice Workbook (the white one): https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/Student/books_gcse_geography.book_GAQ41