You are telling us that the introduction of the English Baccalaureate into school performance tables has resulted in new decisions being made about the curriculum you now offer your students. In particular, the broader range of students now studying GCSE Geography.
At Edexcel, we have developed our qualifications, resources and support to engage all your students, as well as to help support your teaching. In particular, we know you will want to support your C/D borderline students.
We are also developing further our ResultsPlus service to allow you to track the progress of each individual student taking an Edexcel EBacc qualification.
Designed to motivate students, with the flexibility
to design a course around their needs
Two specifications with popular topics:
- Flexibility to pick and mix units between the tiers
- One controlled assessment task, fully supported with a free delivery guide.
In addition to our specifications, a wide range of free and comprehensive support is available to help you to plan and teach our geography qualifications. These include:
- Sample Assessment Materials
- Controlled Assessment Material
- Mark Schemes
- Student Guides
- Teacher Support Materials
- Past Examination Papers
- Examiner Reports
This support is available on the qualification subject pages below.
Resources designed with students’ needs in mind
We publish a wealth of resources to help make your teaching more inspirational and engaging – additionally, our resources have been designed to offer targeted support and practice to those students aiming to achieve that all important C grade or higher.
To accompany our GCSE Geography specifications, our suite of resources includes:
- Student Books – our own resources for the new 2009 specification, these exciting new student books contains an abundance of geographical skills, decision-making practice and assessment.
- Exam Skills Practice Workbook - effectively helps prepare students for the exam, with lots of tips and guidance from the examiner
- ActiveTeach – allows you to deliver engaging and motivating lessons, including all the planning and support materials from the Teacher Guide. ActiveTeach gives you direct access to interactive learning skills activities, ResultsPlus exam-style practice, a digital version of the Student Book and BBC video.
Double your departmental spend
We know departmental budgets are tight. With the possibility of more students entering GCSE Geography from this September, your allocated funds for teaching and learning resources could be stretched even further.
As part of our commitment to supporting your EBacc curriculum, we’d like to help you. Whatever you spend with us on our Edexcel GCSE Geography* published resources we will double. This offer is available until 31 August 2011.
To find out how to redeem this offer, please call our Curriculum Consultancy team on 0800 083 5011.
*Minimum spend £100. The purchase of these resources is not a precondition for the delivery of these qualifications. Resources for these qualifications may also be available from other publishers.
Expert advice when you need it
Our Geography Subject Advisor and his team are on-hand to answer your subject-related queries.
You can email TeachingGeography@pearson.com or call 0844 372 2185.
Our training courses will help you prepare for teaching
We are here to support your training requirements and are currently devising a programme of courses to help teachers get up to speed with our GCSE Geography specifications.
Visit the Training from Edexcel website to find out more.
Track each individual student’s progress in their EBacc subjects
ResultsPlus is our free online service that enables you to analyse your students’ examination results.
To support your EBacc curriculum further, we are now developing a new EBacc Tracker that will enable you to track your students’ performance across Edexcel’s qualifications recognised for the EBacc. Further information will be available on this soon.
Take advantage of our free EBacc curriculum advice
Our Curriculum Support Consultants can provide you with information, help and practical support about the GCSE Geography suite, resources and training for teachers within your department.
Call 0800 083 5011 to talk to the Curriculum Consultancy team today.
Qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate: