Oxford Home Schooling’s new Geography IGCSE course is designed to prepare students for the Edexcel IGCSE in Geography (4GE0) for examination in June 2013 and later years.
Assessment is by one 2-hour 45 minute examination. There is no coursework.
The OHS course is designed to follow the structure of the Edexcel 4GE0 IGCSE specification and is divided into the following modules:
The course includes 8 practical and virtual fieldwork opportunities, and enables students to develop a range of geographical skills as they work with maps, diagrams, graphs, statistics, photographic images and online media.
Students should, ideally, have internet access to carry out some of the research and lesson activities, some of which will be accessed by password. To find out more about this, click on the link to the course introduction in the sidebar to the right of this page, or go to our Geogblog.
Students learn how to:
Geography is the study of the Earth, its physical form and features, its political and physical divisions, the climate, productions and populations of different countries. By understanding the Earth, we give ourselves a much better chance of understanding the present and making the right decisions that will affect our future.
Within IGCSE Home Education there are the following subjects