GCSE Geography

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Exams from: June 2018
  • Specification code: 8035
  • QAN code: 601/8410/3

This exciting course is based on a balanced framework of physical and human geography. It allows students to investigate the link between the two themes, and approach and examine the battles between the man-made and natural worlds.

Students who complete the course will have the skills and experience to progress onto A-level and beyond.

We’ve developed a range of resources to accompany the specification and your teaching, including specimen papers and mark schemes, subject-specific vocabulary and command words. There are more resources to come.

We created this specification with help from teachers, and we welcome feedback about which resources you’d like to see more of. Please get in touch with the team to let us know.

Specification

Specification at a glance

Sample papers and mark schemes

Teaching resources

Plan

9

Prepare for your teaching year. Information, support and services to help you deliver the specification.

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Teach

11

Teaching resources that you can use to plan your lessons and support your students’ learning.

All teaching resources

Assess

15

Prepare your students for assessment. Specimen and past papers, mark schemes, example answers.

All assessment resources

Key dates

  • 21 March 2019 GCSE Geography preliminary materials issued 21 March. Available on Secure Key Materials on aqa.org.uk and dispatched as paper copy from estimated entries late January/early February
  • 21 May 2019 Exam for GCSE Geography Paper 1 (8035/1)
    Series: June 2019
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 30m
  • 5 June 2019 Exam for GCSE Geography Paper 2 (8035/2)
    Series: June 2019
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1h 30m

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