The Young Geographer of the Year competition is run in partnership with Geographical and is kindly supported by Esri UK, Ordnance Survey, Stanfords and Philip’s.
The 2019 competition gave pupils the chance to explore the potential that geography holds.
Geography plays a crucial role in understanding our world, and is a subject that's constantly adapting to change. It is dynamic and relevant, and provides people with a multitude of opportunities. Whether you've always wanted geography to take you to a particular place, to help you in a particular career or to help you understand one of the many challenges facing our world, we wanted to know where geography can take you.
The competition had four categories: KS2 (pupils aged 7-11), KS3 (pupils aged 11-14), GCSE (pupils aged 14-16) and A Level (pupils aged 16-18). The Society encouraged schools to run their own semi-finals before entering their top-placed entries into the national competition. For more information about where geography can take you, see our section of the website about geography.
Aleena Bennett - Croydon High School Juniors
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Rishabh Roy - Homefield Prepatory school
Josie Lawn – Croydon High School Juniors
Fergus de Mestre – St Paul’s Juniors
Catherine James – Lady Eleanor Holles School
Sabine Singh – Leicester High School for Girls
Sophia Bremen – Channing School
Dhara Thacker – Croxley Danes School
Jessica Barber – Wales High School
Naimah Begum – Bedford Academy
Katie Tooher – Nicholas Chamberlaine School
Benjamin Li – Stowe School
Victoria Caddick – Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy
Iona Benvie – Lathallan School
Raei Khan – Loughborough Grammar School
Louise Curtin – St Michaels Catholic Grammar School
Victoria Pellant – Torquay Boys Grammar School
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