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Ariane Nicholls replied to Catherine Udy's discussion Persuading SLT that AQA GCSE Geography A is good
"This is my second year of teaching Geography in one year and I find AQA A works well. This year has been tighter than last year as the exams have been scheduled a bit earlier so we will have less revision time. I researched into this a lot a couple…"
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Emma Johns replied to Richard Pawson's discussion iGCSE (AQA)
"We've looke into it but we couldn't work out if it counts as an EBacc subject - we aren't sure it does but DfE listings are a little vague! I have spoken to AQA and they think it is included but my Deputy and I can't make out the…"
Apr 11
Jenni Lynn replied to Colum Mc Cauley's discussion Water on the Land CA 2015
"Is it not how they change over distance?  We are pretty much testing parts of the Bradshaw model - so velocity with flow meter, width and depth with tape measures etc.  "
Apr 10
Colum Mc Cauley posted a discussion

Water on the Land CA 2015

Hello,In my school we are considering doing our controlled assessment on the WOL topic - Investigate how features of a river change over time. I was wondering if anyone could give me some help / advice with it. Is anyone else doing this? What features / methods are being used?ThanksColum See More
Apr 10
Laura Comfort replied to Helen Nurton's discussion Easter revision
"these quizes sound good - would you mind sharing? thanks Laura "
Apr 10
Victoria Humphries replied to Richard Pawson's discussion iGCSE (AQA)
"I've just read that AQA A iGCSE will be included in the performance tables from 2016 - does that mean I can start teaching it from September to my two year course? I'm desperate to move away from controlled assessment, it just creates too…"
Apr 8
JPage posted a discussion

Schools teaching AQA A in West Yorkshire

The exam board are no longer able to help me find other schools in our area who are following AQA A. If there are any others in West Yorks, and specifically Calderdale, to share ideas with I would be interested to hear from you, See More
Apr 5
Nicola Watson replied to Catherine Udy's discussion Persuading SLT that AQA GCSE Geography A is good
"I currently teach a one year GCSE and we used to do AQA B which I loved teaching.  However, with the change to linear you now have to teach 4 topics as well as preparing students for two different controlled assessments.  We realised that…"
Apr 3
Michelle Keown replied to Catherine Udy's discussion Persuading SLT that AQA GCSE Geography A is good
"As a linear exam AQA B includes 4 topics and 2 pieces of CA. I have found the volume of work to be extensive and my Yr12's are swamped! I have introduced AQA A with my Yr11 and although there is ample content it is more manageable than AQAB-…"
Apr 2
Melanie Barker replied to Helen Nurton's discussion Easter revision
"Thanks Robert - these are great ideas."
Mar 31
Robert Green replied to Helen Nurton's discussion Easter revision
"All ideas sound great. I have made quizzes for each module using the main text book and cgp -the students work in groups and to be first to complete two sections, one on case studies and one on statistics. They seem to enjoy it and it helps…"
Mar 31
Melanie Barker replied to Helen Nurton's discussion Easter revision
"Hi Emma - you've got a FAB range of revision ideas there - don't suppose you'd be up for e-mailing me a copy of what you do? We're planning a couple of 3.5 hour sessions to include Water on the Land, Ice on the Land, Changing…"
Mar 31
Paula Brazier replied to Mark OLLIS's discussion A Population Change
"China for birth control, Indonesia as Migration as it is used for pop CHANGE (ie BR DR MIG) - so I believe the 2 are ok?? or at least I hope so!"
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Persuading SLT that AQA GCSE Geography A is good 5 Replies

My sister is a head of dept and wants to move her department to the AQA geography A spec next academic year. One member of her SLT says she should look at B but she has to run the course in 1 year…Continue

Started by Catherine Udy in Specifications, Schemes of Learning, Planning - New to Spec. Last reply by Ariane Nicholls on Tuesday.

iGCSE (AQA) 4 Replies

Has anyone looked at this spec (teaching started this year I think) with a view to switching to it??Continue

Started by Richard Pawson in Specifications, Schemes of Learning, Planning - New to Spec. Last reply by Emma Johns Apr 11.

Water on the Land CA 2015 1 Reply

Hello,In my school we are considering doing our controlled assessment on the WOL topic - Investigate how features of a river change over time. I was wondering if anyone could give me some help /…Continue

Started by Colum Mc Cauley in CA 2015. Last reply by Jenni Lynn Apr 10.

Easter revision 10 Replies

Hi all. I have said I'll run an Easter revision session for yr11s (physical geog this year). It's a 3 hour session. Most other subjects have got 8-10 students, I've got 40+! Now they either think…Continue

Tags: Revision

Started by Helen Nurton in Uncategorized. Last reply by Laura Comfort Apr 10.

Schools teaching AQA A in West Yorkshire

The exam board are no longer able to help me find other schools in our area who are following AQA A. If there are any others in West Yorks, and specifically Calderdale, to share ideas with I would be…Continue

Started by JPage in Uncategorized Apr 5.

A Population Change 102 Replies

Change, Strategies, Ageing, Movements.

Started by Mark OLLIS in Unit 2 : Human Geography. Last reply by Paula Brazier Mar 28.

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