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    I couldn't get on with the Geography forum so I'll do it here.

    Basically, I am in the second and final year of Geography (I do Law and Psychology as my other subjects) and I am absolutely lost. I have had awful teachers, one left after year 1 and the replacement showed up to 3 lessons and then didn't return, leaving us no cover work or anything, just an unqualified supply teacher.

    All I can say about year 1 is that we did coasts, sea defences, changing place and sense of place and something to do with the water and carbon cycle. My notes are unusable because of how dreadfully and randomly the lessons were taught, and the case studies are again, useless.

    Year 2, so far all we have done is globalisation, hazards and tectonic activity.

    I am constantly nagging one of the other geography teacher who has been 'supervising' us, and she assures me that our progress is normal. I am about half way through my coursework which apparently has to be done by the end of this month.

    I am getting As in my other subjects so it isn't like I'm not trying. I need 3As ideally to get into uni for the course I want to do.

    Is anyone else in this position? Is this just what Geography is like? I mean I think that's a pretty stupid question, but for all I know, this is what Geography is supposed to be like.

    Thank you
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    What exam board are you? I recommend finding the specification and making a checklist of everything on there to make sure you are revising and learning the correct things and nothing unnecessary.
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    (Original post by DrawTheLine)
    What exam board are you? I recommend finding the specification and making a checklist of everything on there to make sure you are revising and learning the correct things and nothing unnecessary.
    I wish I could tell you, we haven't even been told that. I think AQA, but I am not 100% sure. I am trying to teach myself the course, but I'm having mixed success, so I think the checklist idea will really help me. Thank you
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    (Original post by SWF1)
    I wish I could tell you, we haven't even been told that. I think AQA, but I am not 100% sure. I am trying to teach myself the course, but I'm having mixed success, so I think the checklist idea will really help me. Thank you
    I found it very useful. Before I made one, I discovered there were small little pieces of information I was missing out which really stressed me out. But using the list meant I knew I wasn't forgetting anything. Good luck!
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    (Original post by SWF1)
    I wish I could tell you, we haven't even been told that. I think AQA, but I am not 100% sure. I am trying to teach myself the course, but I'm having mixed success, so I think the checklist idea will really help me. Thank you
    You need to go to your head of department and ask. That is basic information that they should have told you at the start of Year 12.
 
 
 
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