Home and Online Geography Tuition in Blandford Forum

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What is Geography?

Geography is the study of the places and environments around us and the interaction between the people and these places and environments. Geography can be considered to be two broad areas. Physical Geography looks at the characteristics of the Earth at its surface and the atmosphere, such as seasons, climate, land, rivers and oceans. Human Geography is concerned with the relationship between people and how they live and operate in the different environments; populations, cultures, resources, political and economic activity. These two areas are not mutually exclusive; for example, a volcanic eruption can impact on both the surrounding environment and the behaviour of the people who live locally.

GCSE Geography Tuition

Geography at GCSE studies the Physical and Human Environments. In Physical Geography topics such as Plate Tectonics, Rivers and Coastlines, Climate Change and Sustaining the Environment are core topics across the Exam Boards. For Human Geography Urban Issues, the challenges and consequences of a changing Economic World and the Use and Management of Resources are frequently studied. There is also a fieldwork element (except for IGCSE), which involve the collection of data about a particular topic area, which may be Physical e.g. about rivers or coastlines, or human e.g. use of transport in cities. Primary (first hand) and Secondary data are collected, statistically analysed and presented in a report with the aid of appropriate graphs and diagrams.

Typically, there are three exam papers set, each between an hour and 90 minutes long, one based on Physical Geography: one on Human Geography and one on fieldwork and related issues.

A-Level Geography Tuition

Geography at A-Level builds on and extends the Physical and Human Geography themes studied at GCSE. Core Physical Geography themes include water and carbon cycles; Human geography themes global systems and changing places. Exams may be three 2-hour papers covering physical, human and synoptic questions, which bring together topics from across the specification, plus a 3000 to 4000-word report based on an extensive fieldwork investigation.

A-Level Geography can be useful for studying Geography, Environmental Science, Archaeology, Civil Engineering, Geology, Sociology.

Geography is an excellent foundation for careers such as Environmental Planning, Meteorology, Surveying, Teaching, Conservation, Tourism, Armed Forces or Police.

Tuition with a qualified Geography teacher at your home in Blandford Forum costs from £46.00 ph. Online tuition with a qualified Geography teacher costs from £40.00 ph. Create your own small tuition group and Geography tuition costs from £17.50 ph.

Because we only ever work with qualified and experienced Geography teachers in Blandford Forum, you will always get a highly experienced teacher who is safe, reliable and up to speed with the current curriculum and exam requirements. There is no excellent learning without excellent teaching, and our Geography teachers are expected to teach in a way that inspires and motivates. We have over 20,000 talented teachers providing tuition, chosen for their broad range of experience, professionalism, academic specialisms, passion, and dedication to their students. We only ever offer qualified teachers as tutors, as we believe professional teachers provide the highest quality of tuition.

Location
Home Tuition: Involves a Geography tutor coming to your home in Blandford Forum to provide one-on-one instruction. This offers convenience as you don't need to travel. Online Tuition: This can take place anywhere with an internet connection. Small Group Tuition: Typically with between 2 to 4 children, and often occurs in a physical location such as your home, though it can also be online.

Individual Attention
Home Tuition: Offers the highest level of individual attention, as the Geography tutor focuses solely on one student. Online Tuition: Still allows for one-to-one attention, but it may be slightly less personal than home tuition due to potential distractions. Small Group Tuition: Offers less individual attention as the Geography tutor must divide their time and attention among multiple students.

Cost
Home Tuition: This tends to be more expensive because it involves one-on-one teaching, and the Geography tutor is required to travel to your home, in Blandford Forum. Online Tuition: Often more affordable than home tuition as your Geography tutor does not need to travel but may still cost more than small group tuition. Small Group Tuition: Generally, this is the most cost-effective option, as the costs are shared among several families.

Flexibility
Home Tuition: Offers flexibility in terms of scheduling and curriculum, as your Geography tutor will only be working with your child. Online Tuition: Provides flexibility in terms of location and may offer a wider selection of Geography tutors. Small Group Tuition: Lessons will be more difficult to schedule as lesson times will have to fit in with other families.

Interaction
Home Tuition: Offers in-person interaction, which can be beneficial for students who learn better through face-to-face communication. Online Tuition: Provides interaction through video conferencing tools and chat, which can be engaging but may not suit everyone's learning style. Small Group Tuition: Allows for peer interaction, which can benefit collaborative learning and discussions.

The choice between home, online, or small group Geography tuition in Blandford Forum depends on your preferences, budget, and the student's specific educational needs. Each option has advantages and disadvantages, so it's essential to consider these factors when deciding.

How are Blandford Forum schools performing?

We connect you to the best teachers who work across several of the best primary and secondary schools in Blandford Forum (some detailed below). This means we can reliably provide you with a local and experienced tutor that fits your needs.

Blandford Forum primary school performance:

The Blandford Forum area has 13 primary schools (one of the top being Shillingstone Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School with 17% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“This is because teaching has improved and is now consistently good with some that is outstanding, especially in Years 5 and 6. However, in Years 1 to 4, progress in writing is not as rapid as in reading and mathematics.”

The Blandford Forum local authority has an average of 61% of students meeting the expected standards in reading, writing, and maths at primary school age (vs England's average of 65%). And has an average of 10% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Blandford Forum secondary school performance:

The Blandford Forum area has 6 secondary schools (one of the top being The Blandford School with 45% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“ Pupils’ progress in mathematics, in 2016 and 2017, was below the national average. While the school is now addressing this issue, there remains a legacy of underachievement in mathematics. ”

The Blandford Forum local authority has an average of 41% of students achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs (vs England's average of 43%). And has an average of % of students either staying in education or entering employment after GCSEs (vs England's average of 94%).

Blandford Forum Ofsted ratings:

50% of Blandford Forum schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 0 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

A selection of Blandford Forum Geography Tutors

Victoria N

Miss Victoria N

Private GCSE Geography Tutor

Blandford Forum


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE History, Sheffield Hallam University (2020). BA (Hons) History, University of Hull (2019).
Joel C

Mr Joel C

Private GCSE Geography Tuition

Blandford Forum


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Geography, University of Chester (2020). BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Chester (2019).
Andrew R

Mr Andrew R

Private GCSE Geography Tutor

Blandford Forum


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
Postgraduate Diploma for Secondary Education, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia. Bachelor of Counter-Terrorism, Security and Intelligence, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.
David G

Mr David G

GCSE Geography Lessons

Blandford Forum


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MA Museums Communications, London Metropolitan University (2010). MBA Open University (2007). BA (Hons) Archaeology, Durham University (1998). Currently studying for a PhD in History with the University of Essex.
Peter A

Mr Peter A

Private GCSE Geography Tuition

Blandford Forum


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Geography, University of Reading (2017). BSc (Hons) Geography, Queens University Belfast (2013).
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