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Qualification name GCE A Level in Geology
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Oxford Cambridge & RSA Examinations
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2022
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Throughout the course you will be expected to display a wide variety of skills, including critical thinking, observational and deductive skills, all of which will lead to the ability to carry out problem solving at various levels. You will find that, by applying fundamental geological principles and logic, a considerable amount of information can be learned from evidence preserved in the rock record.See school website for latest information using provided link and navigating to 'Sixth Form Subject Directory'

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Minimum entry requirements for entry into sixth form PLUS for this subject minimum of a '6' in Maths and two science subjects.See school website for latest information

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Geology will change the way you look at the world! In the first year of A Level you will study units covering topics such as Global Tectonics, Minerals and Rocks and Earth structure, together with an analysis of both surface and internal processes affecting the Earth. You will also be introduced to a range of practical skills through first hand activities both inside and outside the classroom. In the second year we go on to study the science of geological processes in detail through applied topics such as Resource Extraction and Geohazards.

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Name Poole Grammar School
Address Gravel Hill
Poole
Dorset
BH17 9JU
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Phone 01202 692132
Website https://www.poolegrammar.com

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