A Level Geography

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A Level Geography 9696

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GCE A Level Geography 9696 Taught Online Course LIVE LESSONS from Cambridge UK

Specification: CAMBRIDGE CIE 9696


The Cambridge GCE A Level Geography syllabus is designed to enable students to explain and understand the geographical world around them. This highly valued qualification will evidence both students' understanding of key theoretical principles and practical skills.

The Cambridge IGCSE Geography syllabus enables students to progress on to a  Degree at university.


Teacher assessments are continuous during LIVE TAUGHT lessons, marking of coursework and assignments and summative tests.


Homework will be given at the end of each week, usually in the form of problems to solve, researching key concepts.


Students have 24 /7 access to all of their resources and coursework.

Additionally the school holds 3 parent consultaions per year - one each term.

The Teacher

Hi. I am Head of Geography at Cambridge Home School. 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


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 students

target high value criteria and in ensuring they attain their potential.



The course will follow the current Cambridge International Exam (CIE) 9696 specifications.

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


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. 

Paper 1. The Physical Core

Hydrology and fluvial geomorphology

Atmosphere and weather

Rocks and weathering

The Human Core      



Settlement dynamics

Paper 2.  Advanced Physical Geography Options     

Tropical environments     

Coastal environments     

Hazardous environments

Arid and semi-arid environments

Candidates study two of the above environments.

Paper 3. Advanced Human Geography Options

Production, location and change     

Environmental management     

Global interdependence     

Economic transition

Candidates study two of the above topics.

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)

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


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.

Mrs. Clements-Wheeler teaches A Level Geography online at Cambridge Home School UK

Head Geography: Mrs. Clements


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