Home and Online Geography Tuition in Bournemouth

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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 Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth, 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 Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth. 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 Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth schools performing?

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

Bournemouth primary school performance:

The Bournemouth area has 42 primary schools (one of the top being Queen's Park Academy with 27% of pupils achieving at a higher standard).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Teaching is outstanding. Pupils respond very well to teachers’ high expectations. Teachers use assessment particularly well to show pupils how well they are doing in their work and how they can improve it further.”

The Bournemouth local authority has an average of 67% 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 12% achieving higher standard (vs England's average of 11%).

 

Bournemouth secondary school performance:

The Bournemouth area has 20 secondary schools (one of the top being Bournemouth School with 97% of pupils achieving grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs).

From their latest Oftsed report:
“Bournemouth School is outstanding. Students’ achievement is excellent; students make consistently good progress and attainment is high. Almost all aspects of students’ personal development are outstanding, particularly in the way they contribute to school life and to the wider community. Students regard their school very favourably and delight in opportunities such as participating in house activities. ”

The Bournemouth local authority has an average of 51% 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%).

Bournemouth Ofsted ratings:

71% of Bournemouth schools have received at least a 'Good' Ofsted rating, with 10 schools receiving an 'Outstanding' rating in their last evaluation.

Source: Gov.UK Website

A selection of Bournemouth Geography Tutors

Victoria N

Miss Victoria N

Private GCSE Geography Tutor

Bournemouth


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

Mrs Orla M

GCSE Geography Teacher

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MEd Researching Practice, University of Cambridge (2017). PGCE Geography, University of Cambridge (2015). BA (Hons) Geography, University of Sheffield (2012).
Ed F

Mr Ed F

Geography Tuition Near Me

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
I am a qualified and experienced Head of Geography with over 10 years of experience, teaching Geography from Prep and Key Stage 3 through to GCSE, IGCSE, IB and A level; across all major Exam Boards (experience in being Edexcel A Level Examiner). Experienced in online tutoring and face to face tutoring. Previously Head of Geography at Furze Platt Senior School. Provides preparation for 11+, 13+ and School Entrance Examinations, including Scholarship and Common Entrance. In addition, I am a qualified Coach and have helped students gain some clarity on their academic goals and beyond. PGCE Geography, Oxford University (2011). BSc (Hons) Geography, King's College, London (2007). The Oratory School, Reading (1998-2003). ILM Level 7 Qualification in Executive Coaching & Mentoring.
Rachel B

Miss Rachel B

Home Tuition for Geography

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
PGCE Newcastle Univerity (2021). BA (Hons) Geography, Newcastle University (2018).
Thomas C

Mr Thomas C

Private GCSE Geography Tuition

Bournemouth


Subjects taught:
Qualifications:
MA Contemporary Human Geography, University of Liverpool (2020). PGCE Secondary Geography, Liverpool Hope University (2015). BA (Hons) Geography, University of Liverpool (2014).
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