Geography past exam papers

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GCSE

AQA Geography A (3031)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

AQA Geography A (Short Course) (3036)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

AQA Geography B (3032)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

AQA Geography B (Short Course) (3037)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

AQA Geography C (3033)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

AQA Geography C (Short Course) (3038)

Higher Tier

Foundation Tier

CCEA Geography

Foundation Tier

  • 2007 Paper 1 (English) (Mark scheme)
  • 2007 Paper 2 (English) (Mark scheme)

Higher Tier

  • 2007 Paper 1 (English) (Mark scheme)
  • 2007 Paper 1 (English) (Mark scheme)

Edexcel Geography A (1312)

Foundation Tier

Higher Tier

Edexcel Geography B (1313)

Foundation Tier

Higher Tier

Edexcel Geography (3320) Short Course

OCR Geography A (1986)

Foundation Tier

Higher Tier

OCR Geography C - Bristol Project (1988)

Foundation Tier

Higher Tier

OCR Geography Short Course (1086)

WJEC Geography A (Mainstream)

Foundation and Higher Tier past papers available free of charge to teachers on a secure site (log in required).

Others can buy past papers form the WJEC shop at around 70 pence per exam paper.

WJEC/OCR 1987 Geography B (Avery Hill)

Offered jointly between WJEC and OCR.

Foundation Tier

Higher Tier

IGCSE

CIE Geography (0460)

Edexcel Geography (4370)

O Level

CIE O Level Geography (2217)

Edexcel GCE Ordinary level Geography (7209)

A Level

AQA AS/A2 Geography A (5031, 6031)

Unit 1 Core Concepts in Physical Geography

Unit 2 Core Concepts in Human Geography

Unit 3 Geographical Skills

Unit 4 Challenge and Change in the Natural Environment

Unit 5 Challenge and Change in the Human Environment

Unit 6 Fieldwork Investigation

Unit 7 Fieldwork Investigation

AS/A2 AQA Geography B (5/6036)

Unit 1 The Dynamics of Change

Unit 2 The Physical Options

Unit 3 The Human Options

Unit 4 Global Change

Unit 5 Synoptic Module

Unit 6 Practical Paper

AS/A2 AQA Geography (2030)

New course. No specimen papers available yet.

AS/A2 CCEA Geography

Module 1: Themes in Physical Geography

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

Module 2: Themes in Human Geography

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

Module 3: Techniques in Geography

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

Module 4: Physical Processes and Human Interactions

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

Module 5: Processes and Issues in Human Geography

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

Module 6: Skills and Decision Making in Geography

  • Summer 2007 Paper (Mark scheme)

AS/A2 CCEA Geography (Revised)

New specification - no specimen or past papers yet.

AS Edexcel Geography A (8214)/AS Edexcel Geography B (8215)

Unit 1 Physical Environments

Unit 2 Human Environments

Unit 3B Applied Geographical Skills

  • Jun 2005 Paper (Mark scheme)

Unit 4 Physical Systems

  • Jun 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)
  • Jan 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)

Unit 5 Human Systems

  • Jun 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)

Unit 6 Synoptic Paper

  • Jun 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)

A2 Edexcel Geography (9214)/A2 Edexcel Geography (9215)

Unit 1 Changing Landforms and their Management

Unit 2 Managing Changing in Human Environments

  • Jan 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)
  • Jun 2005 Paper (Mark scheme)

Unit 4 Global Challenge

Unit 5 Researching Global Futures

  • Jun 2006 Paper (Mark schemes)
  • Jan 2006 Paper (Mark scheme)
  • Jun 2005 Paper (Mark scheme)

Unit 6 Synoptic Paper

  • Jun 2006 Paper (Mark schemes)
  • Jun 2005 Paper (Mark scheme)

AS/A2 OCR Geography A (3/7832)

Specimen Exam Papers

Unit 1 (2680) The Physical Environment

Unit 2 (2681) The Human Environment

Unit 3 (2682) Geographical Investigation

Unit 4 (2683) Options in Physical and Human Geography


Unit 5 (2684) Synoptic Geography


Unit 6 (2686) Investigative Skills

AS/A2 OCR Geography B (3/7833)

Specimen Exam Papers

Unit 1 (2687) Physical Systems and their Management


Unit 2 (2688) Human Systems and their Management

Unit 3 (2689) Geographical Investigations

Unit 5 (2691) Issues in the Environment

Unit 6 (2692) Issues in Sustainable Development

AS/A2 OCR Geography (H083/H483)

New specification - only specimen papers available.

Specimen

AS/A2 WJEC Geography

Past papers available free of charge to teachers on a secure site (log in required).

Others can buy past papers form the WJEC shop at around 70 pence per exam paper.

CIE AS/A Level Geography (9696)

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Other past papers available to CIE registered teachers on a sceure site (log in required).

Advanced Extension Award (AEA)

WJEC AEA Geography

Past papers available free of charge to teachers on a secure site (log in required).

Others can buy past papers form the WJEC shop at around 70 pence per exam paper.

International Baccalaureate

Past papers: past papers for all levels of the IB can only be bought from the IB store.

Pre-U

CIE Geography Pre-U

Scottish Qualifications

The SQA geography page. Last years past papers are freely available from the SQA website:

For previous years papers you will need to buy them from the Leckie and Leckie website.



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