"As a young man my fondest dream was to become a geographer. However, while working in the Customs Office I thought deeply about the matter and concluded it was far too difficult a subject. With some reluctance I turned to physics as an alternative." Albert Einstein
THE BIGGEST MYTH: Geography is about maps and flags. NONSENSE! Read on to find out more....
Year 11 Course Information
India, look out! If Facebook was a country, it would be the third most populous in the world.
The discipline of Geography is dedicated to studying the connections between people and places. Indeed, Geography is the subject which holds the key to our future and it helps explain much of what is going on in the world right now. To appreciate its relevance, watch the news and you will realise that nearly every issue is related to Geography in some way.
Year 12 Course Information
Drive your parents mad on your next family outing! Amaze them with your geographical brilliance!
Geography is a dynamic and relevant subject. By understanding the complicated relationship between people and their environment, geographers find real-world solutions to tough problems.
Develop decision-making and enquiry skills and gain awareness of other people’s values and attitudes. Gain transferable skills for the future, including literacy, numeracy, ICT, problem solving, team work and thinking skills.
Year 13 Course Information
'Buckle yourselves in' for an action packed, geographical ride! Geography is a great adventure with a purpose. Fieldwork is highly motivating. Be prepared to extend yourself beyond what you thought possible! Learn about issues that effect us and the world on a daily basis. Geography will equip you with skills for the 21st Century. Examples include: critical evaluation, recognising perspectives, decision making, problem solving and computer analysis.