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GCSE Geography AQA Student Book

A genuinely accessible resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE (9-1) specification

Series Editor Simon Ross and Author Nick Rowles

Suitable for:  Ages 14-16, students and teachers following the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography (9-1) specification

Price:  £27.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-836661-4
Publication date: 28/04/2016
Paperback: 352 pages
Dimensions: 276x219mm

Availability: In stock.

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Now updated for 2020 to more closely reflect the latest AQA exam question format and wording.

A student-friendly and engaging resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography specification. This Student Book motivates students with accessible content and up-to-date case studies, while retaining a rigorous approach, and has been approved by AQA.


  • This Student Book has been approved by AQA
  • Comprehensive coverage of the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography specification
  • Concise text and motivating activities make learning accessible
  • Stretch yourself tasks and practice questions on every spread help students succeed
  • Up-to-date case studies provide real-world examples that your students can relate to
  • Fieldwork and issue evaluation chapters explain and develop the skills required by the specification
  • High-quality photos, maps, and diagrams aid explanations and engage students
  • Answers to all activities are included in the Teacher Handbook on Kerboodle (school purchase only)

This page was last updated on 12 May 2021 at 19:30 GMT


  • There is plenty in the books to stretch the most able. We like all the additional info you have put in and extra facts. The activities seem good as well. - Simon Penny, Cranbrook School
  • Houses exactly everything you need for the GCSE course. - 5-star Amazon review
  • A really good text book. The best I've found for the course so far. - 5-star Amazon review
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Table of Contents

1: Natural hazards
2: Tectonic hazards
3: Weather hazards
4: Climate change
5: Ecosystems
6: Tropical rainforests
7: Hot deserts
8: Cold environments
9: UK landscapes
10: Coastal landscapes
11: River landscapes
12: Glacier landscapes

13: The urban world
14: Urban change in the UK
15: Urban sustainability
16: The development gap
17: Nigeria: a Newly-Emerging economy
18: The changing UK economy
19: Resource management
20: Food management
21: Water management
22: Energy management
23: Issue evaluation
24: Fieldwork
25: Geographical skills