Here you will find a number of hints and skills to help you with your understanding and communication of geographical techniques. It will be updated as resources are created - feel free to provide any feedback or requests.
Using four and six figure grid references is surprisingly easy - all you need to do is understand the language of maps. Look through the slide show below to help you gain an understanding of this crucial skill. It uses the school site as a base to develop your understanding.
This slideshow below is about how you can make the most of your time in an examination. It was made for GCSE students using fold mountains as a case study. However the PEEQ structure can be used by students at any level.
Geographers are good communicators. They are able to explain complex issues in a clear and succinct manner (in this context succinct means without using too many words).
In an examination it is important to communicate information efficiently as time is never on your side. Using the PEEQ structure helps show the examiner that you understand the subject matter and can answer the question.
The link is important as it does two things. Firstly it reinforces to the examiner that you understand the question. Secondly, it keeps you focussed on the question you should be answering when you start the next paragraph.