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We are pleased to announce that our new GCSE (9-1) Geography B (Geography for Enquiring Minds) 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.
Engaging content – Enquiry questions and exciting content help enthuse and engage students to challenge their pre-conceived ideas of the subject.
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.
Exploring the content – Interconnections of topics explored in stimulating assessments to allow students to ‘think like a geographer’.
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Find out more about Geography A (Geographical themes) (9-1) - J383 (from 2016)
Accredited specification for the new GCSE (9–1) Geography B (Geography for Enquiring Minds) 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 'distinctive landscapes' 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.
This guide will help teachers plan for and teach the topic of 'dynamic development' by giving guidance on key concepts and suggesting classroom activities.
This folder contains all the learner resources required for the delivery of the suggested in the delivery guide classroom activities.
Classification tables for advanced, emerging and developing and low-income developing countries
A useful resource in planning the delivery of GCSE (9–1) in Geography B (Geography for Enquiring Minds)
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.
This activity focuses on the Arctic and it is designed to aid teaching and learning of the 'sustaining ecosystems' topic.
Teacher instructions to support the set up and running of the 'extreme ecosystems' learner activity.
An activity to aid teaching and learning of the specification part 'Is there more to polar environments than ice?' This is part of the sustaining ecosystems topic.
Teacher instructions to support the set up and running of the 'Does sea ice matter' learner activity. This is linked to the sustaining ecosystems topic.
A PowerPoint presentation to support the teaching and learning of 'Does sea ice matter' learner activity.
An activity to aid teaching and learning of the factors responsible for uneven development.
Teacher's instructions to support the set up and running of the development game, why is development uneven.
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A genuinely student-friendly and engaging resource for the 2016 OCR GCSE Geography B specification. Written to match the specification, this Student Book motivates your students with accessible, stimulating content and up-to-date case studies, while retaining a rigorous approach.
Publication date: 14 July 2016
Build your students' subject knowledge and cross-disciplinary enquiry skills with this modern, topic-based approach, brought to life through clear explanations and skills-focused activities that are tailored to the new assessment requirements; produced by one of the leading Geography publishers and OCR's Publishing Partner for Geography.
Publication date: May 2016
Student eTextbooks are downloadable versions of the printed textbook, available via Dynamic Learning.
Publication date: June 2016