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Geography GCE AS/A (from 2016)

We have developed a reformed GCE AS/A level Geography qualification, approved by Qualifications Wales, for teaching from 2016. This qualification meets regulatory requirements in Wales. For centres in England, please visit the Eduqas website.

Unit 5 (NEA) feedback

Click here for feedback on the individual investigations received by WJEC in 2018. The three-part presentation offers advice and guidance on developing titles and submitting proposal forms, administering the sample and marking and annotation.

Course Materials

All course materials are available on our related documents page.

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Digital Resources

We offer an extensive range of free digital educational resources.

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Training Courses

We provide a range of training courses at locations all over the UK.

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Online Exam Review

OER is a free interactive teaching and learning tool which includes exam answers and examiner comments.

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There are a number of endorsed and non-endorsed publications to support the teaching of this qualification.

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WJEC Secure Website

Access WJEC’s secure website to view exclusive materials which are not available on this website.

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NEA Independent Investigation and Fieldwork Declaration 2020

The NEA Independent Investigation final deadline for submission of work to the moderator is 20 March. Centres are encouraged to submit work any time after 10 March when the opportunity to input your final marks will become available.

Please complete and return the A Level Fieldwork Declaration Form as soon as possible. This form must be completed and submitted by the end of March 2020.

Submitting Marks and Sample Material – Guidance for Teachers

Guidance is now available for Submitting Marks and Sample Material. This document will give instructions on marking the Independent Investigation, entering marks and submitting the sample to the moderator.

Unit 5 (NEA) feedback

You will find an example investigation on Urban Microclimates on the secure website. Please view the exemplar alongside the accompanying moderator report which will give details of the strengths of the piece of work and discuss marking guidance and possible improvements.

Cynefin – our new Geography magazine

Take a look at our new digital magazine ‘Cynefin’. Containing articles and knowledge updates from subject experts and practicing teachers and university professors, you will hopefully find something useful to support your teaching and learning. Please get in touch if you would like to contribute to our next edition – contributions from teachers and students welcome!

Geography Teacher Network on Facebook

We've created an official GCE AS/A level Geography Network on Facebook for teachers to share ideas, advice, resources and best practice. This network will also facilitate collaborative working with geography teachers across the country.

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Get In Touch

Our Geography subject specialists are on hand to answer any of your queries.

Subject Officer

Erin Roberts
029 2240 4281
Email Erin

Subject Support Officer

Steve James
029 2240 4281
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Additional Contact Details


029 2026 5193


029 2026 5024

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WJEC GCE Geography Examiners' Report Summer 2019

Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2019 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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