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Introduction

WJEC offers Geography qualifications at GCSE and A level to schools and colleges across England, Wales and elsewhere. 

Our subject specialists and administrative staff offer an approachable, personal service. Our support materials which include free digital resources, past papers and teachers’ guides along with a comprehensive Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme, help teachers improve standards in the classroom and deliver our specifications in the most effective way. 

News

April 2014

WJEC are delighted to have sponsored the FSC lecture on the future assessment of fieldwork at the annual GA conference in Guildford. Please find the starter activity and presentation (which includes detailed notes).

This year’s annual Geographical Association Conference and Exhibition was held at the University of Surrey.

More than 700 delegates from around the world attended this event, to share the latest ideas, resources and support in primary and secondary geography education.

Specifications

GCSE Specification A

• Specification is clear and logically structured.

• Two units respectively provide breadth and depth of study.

• Allows students to explore both traditional and contemporary geographical themes.

• Content emphasises geographical futures and encourages students to apply their understanding of current trends.

• Develops students’ evaluative and forecasting skills as they must identify alternate future scenarios and evaluate their sustainability.

• Extensive resources and support provided.

 GCSE Specification B 

• Specification is divided into three compulsory themes.

• Content focuses on physical environmental processes, environmental management and geographical issues for today’s generation.

• Encourages students to assess geographical issues in a wider context and adopt key stakeholder viewpoints.

• Develops and refines the student’s problem solving and decision making skills.

The GCE specification

• Specification is divided into 2 AS core units Physical and Human

• The A2 section covers a choice of contemporary themes and research and a unit on sustainability

• Content explores complex concepts and issues that exist on a local and global scale, with key focus on physical, environmental and human processes.

• Designed to recognise the vital role of geography in the 21st century curriculum.

• Substantial list of resources to support the specification. 

 For further information, please contact:

Alison Doogan - Subject Officer (GCE Only)
Telephone: 029 2026 5158
E-mail alison.doogan@wjec.co.uk                

Andrew Owen - Subject Officer (GCSE Only)
Telephone: 029 2026 5114
E-mail: andrew.owen@wjec.co.uk

Steve James - Subject Support Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5029
E-mail: steve.james@wjec.co.uk

Andrew Williams - Subject Support Officer (GCSE Specification B)
Telephone: 029 2026 5141
E-mail: andrew.williams@wjec.co.uk