Geography

Mrs Beverley Dunnage (Head of Department)  BA (Birmingham), PGCE (Soton) 
Mrs Anna Payne BSc (BCHE), PGCE (Bristol)
Mrs Joanne Brereton BA (Soton), PGCE (Reading)
Miss Hannah Rowsell BA (Exeter), PGCE (Oxon)
Miss Pippa Sexton BA (Swansea) MA (Hertfordshire), PGCE (Oxon)

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

The Geography course at Farnborough Hill aims to foster students' enthusiasm for the world around us, to stimulate their interest and arouse their curiosity.  We use a variety of teaching styles to keep the taught content fun and accessible to all students, whether it is making a working model of a volcano or communicating people’s human rights through a rap!  We aim to raise awareness of the world around us.

Why Study Geography?


Students develop their problem solving skills and  learn to communicate effectively through written, oral and ICT media. There are many reasons to study Geography at GCSE and A level.It enhances your knowledge of the world around you.  It is a unique bridge between the social sciences and and the earth sciences.  It raises awareness of the environment. It opens the doors to many careers, from architect to business analyst, travel agent to teacher.