New draft 2016 GCSE Geography (9-1) specifications now available

Mon Oct 05 13:23:00 UTC 2015

The draft specifications and sample assessment materials have now been submitted to Ofqual for accreditation.

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Based on feedback from Ofqual as part of the accreditation process, we’ve made updates to our Geography A and Geography B draft specifications and sample assessment materials.

You’ll be able to find our new Pearson Edexcel draft GCSE Geography specifications (version 2) for first teaching September 2016 (2-year courses) on these pages:

Please note: These draft qualifications have not yet been accredited by Ofqual; they are currently being reviewed by Ofqual. They've been published to enable teachers to have early sight of our proposed approaches to GCSE Geography. Further changes may be required and no assurance can be given at this time that the proposed qualification will be made available in its current form, or that it will be accredited in time for first teaching in September 2016 and first award in Summer 2018.

Book your place on a free GCSE Geography (9-1) launch event

You can now book a place on a free launch event to find out more about our new draft GCSE Geography qualifications. We’re running events around the country from April to July and more events will be put on in the Autumn term.

Book a place on one of these events

You can also email us at trainingbookings@pearson.com to to book a place if you don’t have an Edexcel Online account.

We’d love to hear your thoughts

Please let us know what you think of our draft specifications. You can get in touch with me on Twitter @GeogAdvisor or email TeachingGeography@pearson.com.

All the best

Jon Wolton
Geography Subject Advisor

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