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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Geography A (Geographical Themes) qualification is accredited for first teaching in 2016.
Our GCSE (9-1) Geography specifications provide a dynamic, contemporary and exciting opportunity for students to engage with the world around them.
Support and guidance – Our comprehensive support package ensures teachers are equipped to deliver the new qualification with subject specialists just an email or phone call away.
Relevant and contemporary – Enables students to challenge their pre-conceived ideas of the subject through the development of their geographical understanding.
Fieldwork focus – Our specifications give a prominent position to geographical fieldwork and skills to ensure they are embedded within teaching and learning.
Accessible for all students – Created to provide rewarding learning experiences for all students across a range of abilities and interests.
Straightforward to teach – Designed to contain concise, stimulating content to give clarity to teachers, so they have confidence they are preparing their students for assessment.
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Find out more about Geography B (Geography for Enquiring Minds) (9-1) - J384 (from 2016)
Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9–1) Geography A (Geographical Themes) qualification.
A decision making activity to aid teaching and learning around sustainable use and management of coral reefs.
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This guide will help teachers plan for and teach the topic of 'Environmental threats to our planet' by giving guidance on key concepts and suggesting classroom activities.
Teacher's and learner's resources supporting the 'Environmental threats to our Planet' delivery guide
This guide will help teachers plan for and teach the topic of 'people of the planet' by giving guidance on key concepts and suggesting classroom activities.
This folder contains all the resources required for the delivery of the suggested in the delivery guide classroom activities.
A useful resource in planning the delivery of GCSE (9–1) in Geography A (Geographical Themes)
Classification tables for advanced, emerging and developing and low-income developing countries
The guide provides a general introduction to the differences in the two models (linear versus modular) across GCSE and A Level and the impact on you as a teaching professional.
A series of engaging activities designed to enhance learner knowledge of UK’s current major trading partners.
Teacher instructions to support the set up and running of the learner activity, designed to enhance learner knowledge of the 'People in the UK' topic.
Teacher's Instructions to support the set up and running of the "Who should have access to this stretch of the coast?" learner's activity.
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Instil a broad understanding of UK and global geographical issues using the clear explanations and skills-focused activities in this thematic study guide; tailored to the new assessment requirements and produced by one of the leading Geography publishers and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography.
Publication date: June 2016
Student eTextbooks are downloadable versions of the printed textbook, available via Dynamic Learning.
Publication date: July 2016