REF: CDA2006001 
GCE A Level Geography Taught Online Course LIVE LESSONS 
The GCE A Level Geography syllabus is designed to enable students to explain and understand the geographical world around them. This highly valued qualification will evidence both students' understanding of key theoretical principles and practical skills. 
The Cambridge A Level Geography syllabus enables students to progress on to a Degree at university. 
Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests. 
Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of problems to solve, researching key concepts. 
Students have 24/7 access to all of their resources and coursework. 
Additionally the school holds 3 parent consultaions per year - one each term. 
The Teacher 
Hi, I am Head of the Geography Department. I am a qualified secondary school teacher (PGCE) and educated to Masters level. I have many years of teaching experience in Geography and I am passionate about getting the most out of my pupils. 
I know about how exam boards work as I am an examiner for most of the larger ones. This is clearly advantageous to helping my students target high value criteria and in ensuring they attain their potential. 
Course Outline 
The exam specification the provider follows is well-regarded among colleges and universities as it is well-rounded allowing learners to have a grasp of all aspects of human and physical geography giving a firm basis from which to springboard into a Degree and beyond. 
Paper 1 The Physical Core 
Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology 
Atmosphere and weather 
Rocks and weathering 
The Human Core 
Settlement dynamics 
Paper 2 Advanced Physical Geography Options 
Tropical environments 
Coastal environments 
Hazardous environments 
Arid and semi-arid environments 
Candidates study two of the above environments. 
Paper 3 Advanced Human Geography Options 
Production, location and change 
Environmental management 
Global interdependence 
Economic transition 
Candidates study two of the above topics. 
Recommended textbook 
Bellfield, J, Gillet, J, Gillett, M, Rutter, J (2014) Cambridge IGCSE Geography Collins, London (NB this is an updated edition – please do not purchase the earlier edition) 
Required maps 
1 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside (OS Landranger Map) (2011) ISBN: 978-0319232064 
2 Cambridge, Royston, Duxford & Linton (OS Explorer Map) (2014) ISBN: 978-0319242018 
3 Scarborough, Bridlington and Flamborough Head (OS Explorer Map) (2006) ISBN: 978-0319237977 
All students will require a pencil, ruler (30cm), eraser, pencil sharpener, black/blue pen, red biro, green biro, pencil crayons (minimum - red, blue, green, brown, black, purple, orange, yellow, pink), a pair of compasses, a piece of string (30cm) and a protractor. A basic calculator will also be useful. 
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