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Cambridge I GCSE GEOGRAPHY 0460 - ONLINE TUTOR SUPPORTED COURSE

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Receive the same I GCSE GEOGRAPHY qualification certificate from Cambridge Exam Board as from any other conventional school but study for it from HOME. Accepted in almost all UK universities!

At Cambridge Online Education you will learn GEOGRAPHY from accessing online lessons recorded by a Masters degree, qualified, experienced teacher.

This course includes:

GCSE GEOGRAPHY COURSE ONLINE FROM CAMBRIDGE UK - LEARN FROM HOME

Optional one to one online tuition is also available for £15 per 30 min. tutorial as required.

I GCSE / GCSE WILL GET YOU ONTO A LEVELS THEN UNIVERSITY

The Teacher

MRS. CLEMENTS-WHEELER ONLINE GEOGRAPHY COURSE CAMBRIDGE UK

Hi. I am Head of Geography at Cambridge Online Education 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 pupils target high-value criteria and in ensuring they attain their potential.

COURSE OUTLINE

The course will follow the current Cambridge International Exam (CIE) IGCSE specifications.

The course will be based on the textbooks recommended for the CIE IGCSEs.

This specification 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-level and beyond.

Course Content

IGCSE Geography is split into three distinct areas:

Geographical Themes including:

  1. Population and settlement
  2. The natural environment
  3. Economic development - worth 45% of the final grade

Geographical Skills testing:

  1. Interpretation and analysis of geographical information,
  2. Decision making and
  3. Application of graphical and other techniques including the use of a 1:25 000 or 1:50 000 OS map with a key - worth 27.5% of the final grade

Alternative to Coursework questions:

Completing a series of written tasks relating to field work scenarios taken from different aspects of the syllabus content. The questions involve an appreciation of a range of techniques used in fieldwork studies - worth 27.5% of the final grade.

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) INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE.

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

Equipment

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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Recorded lessons produced by Cambridge Home School based in Cambridge UK - probably the best online school in the UK


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