Quick Links
CalendarAbout UsGalleryContact UsMeet the teamFarsley Academy


Students follow the AQA specification at A level. The A level route is a two year course. Students complete two examinations at the end of the course. There is also a controlled assessment report which students complete after a four-day residential visit. This is a 3000-4000 word document and is worth 20% of the final result.

Useful Links:

Students are provided with their own textbook which they should use at home and bring to each lesson.

Link to the specification for schemes of work and practise exam questions http://www.aqa.org.uk/subjects/geography/as-and-a-level/geography-7037

Revision guide: https://wordery.com/my-revision-notes-aqa-asa-level-geography-helen-harris-9781471886713?currency=GBP&gtrck=S2kzU3Y2UlNYaDloYjhQa3E0M21DNHBwWWNjc1FnU1pPcmhGQXNQQlVpb2RZdzlOODFuazhNK1FoZjJqb2VvRVdpREdrb3oxemNtWUxUYjFmblFGaXc9PQ&gclid=COiiwNHF49ICFQw4GwodOUIOug


Trips and enrichment

A-Level Geography Field Investigation - Sefton Coastline near Liverpool

As part of the A-Level course, Year 13 Geography students visit the coast between Liverpool and Southport to investigate changes in the sand dune profile. During the 3 day visit students plan, carry out and evaluate a full study of a transect, which they will then write about in their summer exam.


Future Opportunities

Geography is the bridge between the arts subjects and the world of science. As a result, the skills you develop in Geography are rich and varied enabling you to do a variety of different jobs. It is proven to be one of the most employable subjects.

Jobs directly related to geography

  • Cartographer
  • Commercial/residential surveyor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Weather person
  • Geographical information systems officer
  • Planning and development surveyor
  • Secondary school teacher/ college or university lecturer
  • Town planner

Jobs where geography would be useful:

  • International aid/development worker
  • Landscape architect
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Market researcher
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Tourism officer
  • Transport planner


"The best thing about our sixth form is the teacher support, especially careers support."
- Ghafran
"The teachers are really nice and very helpful. I was surprised with how good my AS results were."
- Harkiran
"Student leadership opportunities have been great; they have provided me with experience to get into university."
- Qasim
"The sixth form is a wonderful multi-cultural society with high standards of teaching. I feel the key to success is through the learning environment that AGS offers."
- Reece
"The variety of subjects offered attracted me to Allerton Grange."
- Aisha
"Teachers are always pushing you, always driving you to reach your full potential. You come out knowing you've achieved your best."
- Bradley
"I already went to Allerton Grange and I stayed because the teachers know me so well. I knew I'd get good results."
- Liam
"The pastoral support is amazing; there is always someone to talk to."
- Emma