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24/02/21

Higher & higher; faster & faster Please take care on March 8th when you walk to school. Take the far pavement on Watermead Way from Tottenham Hale https://t.co/0V29d6qXrU

24/02/21

Parents & Children be aware When children return on March 8th our streets are much changed. Please read all updates to email | Road Safety Barriers junction Ashley Road and Burdock Road https://t.co/Zgf1d1nPMT

22/02/21

This week's PE Challenge with Miss Constantinou focuses on co-ordination and agility - WC 22nd Feb https://t.co/EFR86nA9PY via 💪👟⏱️

20/02/21

Brilliant explanation here of why & how icebergs float. Not what you’ve seen on tv or in posters https://t.co/W9HVmjSF7z

19/02/21

Retweetd From Haringey

Congratulations to students Chloe & Kane on winning Best Arts Project at the 2021 Heart of the Arts Awards for their N17 radio programme on the Windrush community of Tottenham. For more see: https://t.co/t608ovXlo0 https://t.co/hRVUo1flJB

18/02/21

If you require help to access to a Haringey based food bank, you can contact our Crisis Navigation Service on Monday, Wednesday, Friday (10am3pm). https://t.co/ZNmuv8Pxg3

17/02/21

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day 2021 💛 Visit https://t.co/Lq2iyEF8Tq for ideas on how to spread kindness today.

16/02/21

Retweetd From Lawrence Foley

Just a few more days to apply for some of these. Please DM with any questions. HATO is a school going places. Join us on the journey. Visible, accountable and highly competent SLT (except me, obvs). https://t.co/9JceUGSEHW

15/02/21

Retweetd From Speakers for Schools

We have heard from that we are not doing enough to fight climate change. Young people are the ones fighting for their future and the future of our planet. This we want to introduce young people to careers in green industries. Get involved! https://t.co/eQ1e2s9VVZ

14/02/21

Retweetd From HarrisTottenham

We are thrilled to announce that we have won ‘BEST ARTS PROJECT’ in the Heart for the Arts Awards 2021 for our N17 radio programme created by two of our Sixth Form students, Chloe and Kane, in conjunction with and 🤩🎉 https://t.co/mNgOVhOG9O

14/02/21

Retweetd From RoughHouse Theatre

We are absolutely thrilled to announce our Best Arts Project win for Huge thanks to all at NCA and big congratulations and love to partners and especially our brilliant narrators Kane and Chloe. https://t.co/Sht518UrZR

14/02/21

Retweetd From NCA

Congrats for winning a Award for Best Arts Project for N17. Our judges said: “A great idea to engage young people and teach them overlooked truths". Well done Read all about it: https://t.co/D4z2ToQ2iZ

14/02/21

So proud of Chloe and Kane. Well done both; that's the HATO way. And thank you for the opportunity to be involved. Looking forward to many more years working collaboratively. https://t.co/8ShiUk5dDP

14/02/21

We are thrilled to announce that we have won ‘BEST ARTS PROJECT’ in the Heart for the Arts Awards 2021 for our N17 radio programme created by two of our Sixth Form students, Chloe and Kane, in conjunction with and 🤩🎉 https://t.co/mNgOVhOG9O

14/02/21

Retweetd From Haringey

If you're intending to take your once-daily exercise in our parks this weekend, please minimise your time there; use the open facilities responsibly & keep a safe distance from others. Otherwise, stay at home 🏡, protect our NHS 🏥 & save lives. Thank you. https://t.co/DtsRxh8lhq https://t.co/lAFIRxs4YO

13/02/21

Or a final idea for now would be to check out the on demand classical concerts from This Schubert and Dvorak concert was stunning. https://t.co/0DQiA963FB

13/02/21

Or spend time looking at the eye-opening photography seen in the "Robert Irwin, young wildlife photographer and winner of this year's People's Choice Award, was camping on the reserve - when a fire began to burn out of control..." https://t.co/kQT83vZL2y

13/02/21

Or, parents, is your child interested in history? The has some stimulating films and pages here: HOW DID WW1 START? https://t.co/f8vILhaqSv

13/02/21

Parents - look at the wonderful online sites at the here: https://t.co/kHpt2caZOI

13/02/21

Or if reading is not quite the mood you are in, try the stunning virtual world where your child can play, create & make with . From at-home creative activities & games, to online workshops with artists & designers, they have a lot on offer. Design a tile https://t.co/OM6sWA9FuI

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A-Level Geography

A Level Geography

Specification: OCR

Method of Assessment: Examination – 80%, NEA 20%

Course Overview:

A Level Geography provides you with a dynamic, contemporary and exciting opportunity to engage with the world around you.

Units Studied:

Unit 1 – Physical Systems (24% of A Level – 1 Hour 45 Minute Examination)

Landscape Systems:

You will study ONE of the following; Coastal Landscapes, Glacial Landscapes or Drylands. You will focus on examining the following aspects:

a)       Factors affecting the land

b)       Landform Development

c)       The influence of Climate Change

d)       The Impact of Human Activity

In addition to this you will study the Earth’s Life Support Systems to include:

• Importance of water and carbon to life on earth

• Case studies of Tropical Rainforest and Arctic Tundra

• Change over time

• Links and interdependence between the cycles

 

Unit 2 – Human Interactions (24% of A Level – 1 Hour 45 Minute Examination)

Changing Spaces; Making Places:

a)       Two contrasting places at a local scale

b)       How place is understood and represented

c)       Economic Change and Social Inequality with players involved

d)       Place making processes in creating places

In addition to this you will study Global Connections to include:

An increasingly interconnected world with patterns, unequal flows, challenges and geopolitics, studied through:

• Global Systems: Option A – Trade in the contemporary world or Option B – Global Migration

• Global Governance: Option C – Human Rights or Option D – Power and Borders

 

Unit 3 – Geographical Debates (32% of A Level – 2 Hour 30 Minute Examination)

This Unit contains five topics:

•        Climate change

•        Disease Dilemmas

•        Exploring Oceans

•        Future of Food

•        Hazardous Earth

You will study TWO of the Debates. There will be a mixture of short medium and extended response questions in this paper.

 

Unit 4 – Investigative Geography (20% - Conducted during the Summer Term of Year 12)

Non-examined assessment, which is an independent geographical investigation conducted by you based on primary and secondary data.

Entry Requirements:

Students require a minimum of 7 GCSE’s at grade 5 or above or equivalent, including English (Literature or Language) and Mathematics, with at least a grade 6 in Geography.

Reading Materials / Resources: (Please do not purchase as they are not finalised).

Any pre- reading about topics is highly recommended. Students invited to taster day will be given a reading list for the Summer holidays.

Career Opportunities

A Level Geography is a means of entry to both Science and Arts courses in colleges and universities.  Many employers welcome the study of A Level Geography.  Specific careers involving Geography include:

  • Environmental Consultancy
  • Regeneration Officer
  • Government Policy Officer
  • Journalism
  •  Tourism
  • Teaching and Surveying
  • Cartography
  • Town Planning 

Concern for the environment has risen sharply in many walks of life.  Geography provides a particular insight into work geared to the protection and appreciation of both rural and urban environments.

For more information, please contact Ms Crisp  c/o sixthform@harristottenham.org.uk

Please mark FAO and contact name in the subject of the email. 

 

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