How to get a 9 in GCSE Geography

    1. Spell names of countries, continents and places correctly. In some cases there are up to four marks available for spelling and grammar.
    2. Know your skills, for example: how to read a map, hydrograph, and refer back to it in the question.
    3. Where’s the Geography? Try to make every point specific to a place, especially in eight and twelve mark answers.
    4. Know the key events of your case studies and use them as supporting detail in your longer answer questions.
    5. Learn key words for each topic, and use them consistently.
    6. Make links between the source and your own geographical knowledge.
    7. Long answer questions should be structured with an introduction, paragraphs and conclusion.
    8. Know your command words. For example, Explain means to say why something’s happened. What are the others?
    9. Have a plan for your timings and make sure that plan includes five minutes at the end to check your writing
    10. Read the question thoroughly and make sure your response answers that question!!!
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21 May 2019 Paper 1: Living with the physical environment (8035/1)
5 June 2019 Paper 2: Challenges in the human environment (8035/2)
13 June 2019 Paper 3: Geographical applications (8035/3)
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