The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has given Excellence Awards to the school pupils who achieved the highest marks nationally in the 2014 geography examinations.
The Society’s Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the hard work and success of the pupils who achieve the highest marks in the GCSE, IGCSE, Level 1/Level 2 Certificate, A Level, International Baccalaureate and Pre-U geography examinations each year. Students from schools across England, Northern Ireland and Wales are eligible for the awards.
Steve Brace, the Society’s Head of Education and Outdoor Learning, said: “The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is thrilled to give Excellence Awards to those pupils who have achieved the highest marks nationally in their 2014 geography examinations.
“The pupils receiving these awards have all demonstrated their excellent understanding of geography as a subject and how it can inform us about the world we live in. Their exceptional marks highlight their ability as geographers, as well as the high quality teaching that takes place in their schools.”
The winning students, named below, each receive a cash prize and certificate from the Society.
Geography A Level 2014
Haberdashers’ Aske’s School
Henrietta Barnett School
St Michael’s School
Our Lady’s Grammar School
Down, Northern Ireland
Geography International Baccalaureate 2014
Hockerill Anglo European College
Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire
Geography Pre-U 2014
Downe House School
Geography IGCSE 2014
Manchester Grammar School
Bexley Grammar School
Geography GCSE 2014
Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School
Bishop Fox’s School
James Allen’s Girls’ School
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
Highsted Grammar School
Ysgol David Hughes
Menai Bridge, Isle of Anglesey
Derry, Northern Ireland
Level 1/Level 2 Certificate in Geography
1. The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is the learned society and professional body for geography. Formed in 1830, our Royal Charter of 1859 is for 'the advancement of geographical science'. Today, we deliver this objective through developing, supporting and promoting geographical research, expeditions and fieldwork, education, public engagement, and geography input to policy. We aim to foster an understanding and informed enjoyment of our world. We hold the world's largest private geographical collection and provide public access to it. We have a thriving Fellowship and membership and offer the professional accreditation 'Chartered Geographer’. More details from www.rgs.org
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