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A Level subject content overviews

To support teachers with the introduction of the 2016 A Level courses, the Society is providing a new range of online resources and support.

The following overview document provides an introduction for teachers to some of the key content, concepts and geographical theories within the new A Levels and will be particularly useful for colleagues who have not previously taught elements of the new content.

These have been written by leading academic geographers, a number of whom were members of the ALCAB subject advisory panel for geography. 

There is particularly focus on the areas of core content.

Drylands cover 40-50% of Earth’s terrestrial surface and are home to around a third of the world’s population. It is important to be aware that most geomorphological processes operate to some degree in dryland environments but what separates dryland from humid landscapes are the direct and indirect effects of limited water availability.

Download the full A Level Subject Content Overview document from the downloads box.

Written by Joanna Bullard, Professor of Physical Geography, Loughborough University


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