Geography

Courses

S1 1 or 2 periods per week
S2 As for S1
S3 3 periods per week
S4 3 periods per week
S5 5 periods per week
S6 Arranged when chosen 

All S1 pupils study a short introductory unit followed by work on Scotland and the environment.
S2 pupils look at earthquakes and volcanoes and then contrast rich/poor countries (Japan/Brazil).
We now offer F/G at Standard Grade and Int2 Geography in S3/4.
In S5 students can choose from Int 2 or Higher level and then, if successful at Higher in S5, and go on to Advanced Higher in S6.

Teachers:

M. Lister

N. Mitchell

Help with Revision:

S6

Residential fieldwork to complete NAB1 of AH course
Residential fieldwork to teach field methods and analysis 

S5

Residential fieldwork and revision weekend prior to exams Lunchtime revision and tutorial sessions
Revision booklets and guides Past exam questions with exemplar answers
Class discussion on best practice for exam technique
Peer assessment of past questions
Thinking skills questions
CD of revision notes, PowerPoint presentations and web sites 

S3-4

Lunchtime tutorials
Lunchtime revision
Past exam questions and exemplar answers
Class discussion on best practice for exam technique
CD of SG revision materials, photos and powerpoints
Revision guides and lists of main topics/concepts 

All Classes

Extensive use of websites for classwork and revision.