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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for Jan/Feb 2011 exam (Belfast)
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One 25 page photocopiable A4 teacher booklet and one 19 page photocopiable A4 student booklet. Student booklet included in A4 and A5 format. Plus CD containing 3 accompanying PowerPoint presentations.
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for Jan/Feb 2012 exam (Poole Harbour)
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37-page teacher booklet including two practice exam papers + 27-page student booklet (provided in A4 and A5 booklet formats) + CD with 3 PowerPoints, Google Earth file, MindMaps and Excel files
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for Jan/Feb 2013 exam (Brazil's Energy Mix)
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46 A4 photocopiable pages teachers booklet , with 45 power point slides, and a 25 A4 photocopiable pages student booklet, also provided in A5 format
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2010 exam: NW Highlands Geopark
£22
One 42 page photocopiable A4 teacher booklet and one 23 page photocopiable A4 student booklet. Student booklet included in A4 and A5 format. Plus 3 presentations. Ideal for extra practice in conjunction with the Summer 2010 AIB.
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2011 exam: Bangladesh
£22
One 27 page photocopiable A4 teacher booklet and one 23 page photocopiable A4 student booklet. Student booklet included in A4 and A5 format. Plus 3 presentations. Ideal for extra practice in conjunction with the 2011 AIB.
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2012 exam: Himalayas & Nepal
£22
36 A4 photocopiable pages teachers booklet , with 48 power point slides, and a 28 A4 photocopiable pages student booklet, also provided in A5 format
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2013 exam: Christchurch Earthquake
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43 A4 photocopiable pages teachers booklet , with 48 power point slides, and a 31 A4 photocopiable pages student booklet, also provided in A5 format
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2014 exam: Morpeth Floods
£22
78 photocopiable A4 pages, with A5 Student Booklet and support files on CD-ROM
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2015 exam: Health in Kenya
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78 photocopiable A4 pages, with A5 Student Booklet and support files on CD-ROM
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GEO4B Pre-Release Resource Pack for June 2016 exam: Fracking the Fylde
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65 photocopiable A4 pages, with A5 Student Booklet and support files on CD-ROM
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GEO4B Resource Packs for Extra Practice

Many geography departments entered their students for the January sitting of the GEO4B exam, with the back-up plan of entering at least some students for the summer exam as a resit. With that option gone, how are you preparing your students for this challenging exam, to help them to ace it first time?

One superb way of doing this is to make use of past Advance Information Booklets, and do a complete mock exam (see our suggested timeline below). Choose an AIB that links in with the topics your students are studying for GEOG3. For example, the Brazil AIB touched on ‘Weather and Climate’ and ‘Contemporary Conflicts and Challenges’, and the Christchurch Earthquake pack was an excellent case study for ‘Plate Tectonics and Associated Hazards’.

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Order your A Level AQA GEO4B Resource Pack now! Written specifically for the Advance Information on previous GEO4B topics. Also available are resources for the upcoming GEO4B exam.

  • Guide students through the pre-release with Thorough Workbook provided in A4 & A5 booklet
  • Revise related key skills with Skills PowerPoints!
  • Set the issue in context with Background Material
  • Stretch and challenge A* students with Discussion Springboards
  • Exam practice paper with mark scheme

Provides students and teachers alike with a structure to work through, and prepares your students for the real exam before the new AIB comes out.

Great resources that assist students in thinking synoptically… Invaluable to help focus teaching in a limited amount of time..." L Keeley, Head of Geography and Independent Reviewer
Here’s one approach:
  • Pre-order the 2017 Pre-release Resource Pack and register your email address for the early 'Getting to Know' material.
  • Order your chosen previous year resource for immediate dispatch (see right).
  • January: Issue AIB (from AQA) from a previous year along with the corresponding Pre-Release Resource Pack from ZigZag Education. Tell students that we will study this booklet in preparation for a mock exam in February.
  • January–February: Dedicate some class time to studying aspects of the booklet, using the student workbook, PowerPoints and activities in the ZigZag Resource Pack to structure the work. Emphasise to students that this work will not be ‘wasted’ – it both covers their GEOG3 topics and prepares them for the real AIB in March.
  • Last week before February half term holiday: Give students the final tasks in the Pre-Release Resource Pack. Tell them to revise for a mock exam that they will sit next half term.
  • February half term: Set a mock paper in exam conditions, using one of the two papers provided in the ZigZag Resource Pack, or the actual past paper from AQA. Have the students mark each other’s work and discuss and reflect on common errors and what they have learnt. Encourage students to share pre-release techniques.
  • 22nd March 2017: Issue the real AIB (from AQA) to your confident and well-prepared students. Perhaps compare it with the one they have already studied, highlighting similarities and differences.
  • w/c 27th March 2017: Issue the ‘Getting to Know…’ initial activities as a homework for Easter.
  • 24th April 2017: Straight after Easter, get to work on the AIB properly with the Pre-Release Resource Pack from ZigZag Education (dispatch commencing on 21st April).
Excellent for the student and the teacher. There is only a short time before this exam and the quick turn round on producing it really is superb… Suzanne Knights, Geography Teacher and Independent Reviewer

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (3762)
"Very well organised and structure and easy to follow... The practice paper and mark scheme was useful to use with the students for self-marking... covers a range of skills, from lower order to higher order skill and pedagogic content... a very well put together resource, found useful by myself and students alike." — M Rollins, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"Excellent for the student and the teacher. There is only a short time before this exam and the quick turn round on producing it really is superb... Easy to use, clear, crisp... Superbly follows the format [of the specification]... The discussion questions are excellent; very far reaching and will stretch the A* student... The teacher booklet really makes the teacher relax and feel able to manage this huge task with confidence... The excellent clear answers to the questions will make teachers happy and can be given to the weakest student or one who has missed a lesson... Excellent exam questions with a very helpful mark scheme...Well done to the author!" — S Knights, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"I thought the resource was excellent... It gets students to familiarise themselves with everything in the AIB and then guides them through each item in a logical yet purposeful way... It enables students to develop a sense of place - a key attribute flagged up by AQA in preparation for Unit 4B... I found it readily accessible and feel that students would really benefit from making it a key part of their preparation... I like the balance of activities and the way each item is divided up into bite-sized chunks... Learning is enhanced through development of both a Geography skills set as well as an issues-based approach to a particular place/topic... It draws upon a range of modules including Population Change, Health Issues, World Cities and Contemporary Conflicts and Challenges... I would thoroughly recommend the purchase of this product as it will really help students prepare for the unit 4B exam... We used the resource booklet for the June 2010 and it was a huge help. Our results were excellent." — J Jagger, Head of Geography at Godalming College & Satisfied Customer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4306)
"The Poole Harbour resource was really effective for us, we gained 86% AB grades from using your pack!"Mrs Davison, Torquay Girls' Grammar School, Customer
"It's worth every penny! It's a time saver and a life saver! Including an answer section helps to keep you on the right track and providing two mock exams and mark schemes is priceless!"A Gates, Assistant Director of Humanities at Framwellgate School Durham & Happy Customer
"It is without parallel! This student study pack is an opportunity for staff to reduce their workload whilst giving students highly valuable lesson in independent learning.It is really focussed, well presented, and students really engage well with issues covered...Fantastic value - there is no way I'd have the time (or ability!) to produce such a study pack for a pre-release exam."S Bury, HoD at Prior Pursglove College & Customer
"This is unique... I would really recommend this resource as it provides different insights into the AIB material. Fantastic as a supplement to the AIB and website... The student pack enables learners to work at their own rate. The teacher's pack really supports lesson planning and gives fresh ways to tackle the AIB. Students love the structured pages. It gives them confidence to work through the AIB material."S Holt, Course Manager Geography, Soutdowns College
"Very comprehensive. Great to have everything brought together - I like to use the student booklet as a tool for consolidation over the Christmas holiday. It especially useful for weaker candidates... It will save you a huge amount of time and provides your weaker students with a helping hand throughout the preparation period." L Brown, Head of Geography at Bootham School and Happy Customer
"An excellent resource for any teacher doing this unit. Most of their work is done for them... All the questions were excellent... a job well done." — S Knights, Geography Teacher & Independent Reviewer
"Some excellent features which I feel would be most beneficial to students preparing for the Unit4B exam this February... vital support for students preparing for the GEO4B paper in February. As such, it is a key support tool to excellence in issues analysis... Spot on." — J Jagger, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"I really liked the resource. It's well set out in the different sections and is a very useful resource either for self study or for teacher led material... I particularly liked the practice questions together with the mark schemes. These will be very useful for revision purposes." — R McCabe, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4799)
'Very helpful starter point for Brazil Energy. A good introduction to the topic on Brazil. Useful homework tasks... The students worked on the pupil tasks over the Christmas holidays as part of their revision. They seemed to find it easy to use and well structured... It offers support for pre-release booklet where no other resources manage in such a short time frame.'RSlater, Head of Geography & Customer
'Really found ZigZag tweets useful.'K McMillan, Head of Geography & Customer
'Brazil A.I.B. was excellent, thanks. Each A.I.B. you do gets better!'P Irvine, Head of Geography & Customer
'Very timely, quickly though thoroughly produced. Nice to have the student and teacher packs done separately. Plenty of well researched information... Like: Variety of activities, up to date resources, use of technology, provision of 2 mock papers... Lots of activities to do here. This AIB is difficult as it covers so many topics that may or may not (in our case) have been covered in the AS/A2 course... We will have to spend extra time on it to make sure the basics of these are covered.The mock exams have been very carefully prepared and the mark scheme looks very thorough... This is my first time teaching 4B and it gives me alot of confidence to have this resource available to me.'N Pedoe, Geography Lecturer & Independent Reviewer
'I thought that the resource was on the whole excellent. It provided a very useful means of preparing for Unit 4B for both staff and students... It enhances learning through providing a framework for preparation for an issues-analysis exam paper. As such the educational value is very high as it enables students and staff to develop the correct mindset to tackle this paper.'J Jagger, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (3591)
"Excellent - the range of resources was impressive. Statistical pack was very useful. Power point with photographs of area extremely helpful for students living a long way away from the area... I particularly like this resource because of range, learning activites and different styles of presentation. I like the question strategy - making students think, developing synopticity... provides resources to develop student understanding... Student booklet encouraged independent homework research activities... pulled all units of course together demonstrating synopticity." — K Coleman, Head of Geography & Satisfied Customer
"A very comprehensive and concise resource which took the stress out of planning and provided light at the end of a new specification tunnel. Students appreciated having everything they needed in one document which helped to guide revision... it is designed by a teacher who understands what the examination requires... For pupils who are retaking this element [in the summer] this is an invaluable resource as it provides support to them that they would get inside the classroom, outside the classroom." — D Price, Head of Geography & Satisfied Customer
"Very very helpful - took a lot of pressure off us in preparing the students... thorough... it aided the thinking process of pupils... Helps cover ground and meets relevant focus at a time of real pressure." — M Clark, Head of Geography & Satisfied Customer
"Well presented and targeted to A-Level. Good range of pictures, statistics, written tests, map work... In the given time this was of a much higher standard than we could have produced... Helped them to focus, complete independent work... I hope ZigZag are going to continue to produce such resources for future GEO4B [exams]! Time & life saver!" — F Diver, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"Very detailed and focused... Students can work independently and run with the resource pack on their own... allows you time to focus on your students needs rather than the pack... An excellent addition to our own ideas." — A Gray, Geography Teacher at Wymondham College & Satisfied Customer
"An excellent resource. It targets all abilities of students, stretching the highly able, yet still providing easier tasks for all abilities... It saves a huge amount of time, during a very busy time of year when we are planning revision sessions for both AS and A2 and marking mock papers... It is easily photocopied and has sufficient info without overloading the teacher or student. Answers are included and can be photocopied for students... This is a ‘must buy’." — A Norman, Geography Teacher at Greenhead College & Independent Reviewer
"Extremely useful, taking some of the ‘sting’ out of this time-consuming unit... It reduced the time needed for preparation and provided valuable ideas which staff and students could build on... lots of useful activities as preparation for the exam... Perfectly matched for the unit targeted – great job." — R Brewster, Head of Geography at Greenhead College & Satisfied Customer
"Very helpful considering how little time is available for its preparation... It gives ideas regarding possible questions and use of the data... Enhances learning through thinking skills, practical skills, statistical analysis." — L Giorgi, Geograpy Teacher at St Mary's School & Satisfied Customer
"Excellent... Available at short notice to support unit 4B preparation at a very busy time of the academic year... Provides focus for students... We have used it exclusively... Please produce one for every unit 4B in the future!" — J Jagger, Head of Geography at Godalming College & Satisfied Customer
"An excellent resource, well structured, written and covers the synoptic aspect that is required of this paper... well constructed piece of work and very much relevant to course content and in particular the GEOG4b module... Well structured starting with from an initial series of task to familiarise themselves with the pre-release material, building up in a series of questions to complete that cover the main aspects of the pre-release material. Inclusion of mark scheme and powerpoints to help with discussion point associated with fieldwork option... Well structured and includes differentiated tasks including geographical skills for example from statistics to simple graphical plots. Definitely identifies the key points of the pre-release material e.g. the aspect of sustainability... The resource very much matches the intrepretation of the specification and covers the synoptic aspect of this exam for example refering back to geographical skills and topics covered at AS eg rivers, glaciation and coastal." — M J Rollins, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"Well put together. It is presented in a very logical format making it very easy for teacher use. I thought it was useful how there had been a teacher's guide to the resource with suggestions as to how it might be adapted. The way that it sets out a clear procedure in tackling the AIB is good to use with classes... useful for gifted and talented students, who often get over-looked... It provides practical advice on how to go about approaching the GEO4B exam... this is quite a tricky module and this resource does provide a structure to follow that enables students to learn the appropriate geographical skills including how to approach this paper in a synoptic manner... the author has listed everything that the students are expected to be able to do with the advance information booklet and how they would approach the examination for this module. I think this list is excellent as it matches the specifications completely and enables the students to understand what they may be asked to do in the summer exam... I am sure my students will benefit from having this advice in preparation for one of their trickier exams!" — M Stockley, Head of Geography, Examiner & Independent Reviewer
"Fantastic resource. Helps teachers understand a new exam and provides teaching ideas as well as practice quetions and exam. Invaluable to help focus teaching in a limited amount of time... Practice exam and mark scheme fantastic and running through key activities to help make sense of pre-release booklet. It helps explain the exam to both teachers and students and gives advice on the best way to teach it... Great resources that assists students in thinking synoptically... Students are learning the key issues and concepts of the geopark and gaining a broad understanding to assist with the exam." — L Keeley, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4169)
"As usual a most interesting and well designed support pack to help students and staff alike get to grips with this exam material. The answers are excellent for discussions and extending students understanding... It is so well focused on the topic - clear, incisive and coherent style... saves me loads of time preparing student work books for exams... These resources have increased our pass rates in Module 4B by ~ 10-20% - no one failed this module last year... We'll continue to subscribe for this package in the future." — S Bury, Manager of Earth Sciences & Satisfied Customer
"I've just received my pack in the post and I must say... IT IS FANTASTIC. If only I'd had this sort of information when I'd taken my first set of Geography exams. Thank you very much for all your help!" S Kemp, Geography Student & Satisfied Customer
"A great package that will really benefit A2 Geography students in their preparation for Unit 4B... the students and teachers guides are excellent, are packed full of guidance for both staff and students alike and genuinely will actively support preparation for the Unit 4B exam... excellent PowerPoints which has a high quality of information and imagery to support the AIB... Great use of Youtube footage... The quality of the imagery is the best I have seen yet on a ZigZag publication - well done! The images are thought-provoking and support the discussion questions very well." — J Jagger, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4546)
'Superb, clear and easy to use... The mock papers proved an excellent resource... Buy it! You won't regret it.'Miss H Strand, Head of Geography, Customer
"Very impressed... an excellent set of resources which I thoroughly recommend for anyone preparing for the GEO4B exam this summer... Matches the specification perfectly."J Jagger, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
Comments on Jan/Feb 2012 edition:
"It's worth every penny! It's a time saver and a life saver! Including an answer section helps to keep you on the right track and providing two mock exams and mark schemes is priceless!"A Gates, Assistant Director of Humanities at Framwellgate School Durham & Happy Customer
"The Poole Harbour resource was really effective for us, we gained 86% AB grades from using your pack!"Mrs Davison, Torquay Girls' Grammar School, Customer
"Very comprehensive. Great to have everything brought together - I like to use the student booklet as a tool for consolidation over the Christmas holiday. It especially useful for weaker candidates... It will save you a huge amount of time and provides your weaker students with a helping hand throughout the preparation period." L Brown, Head of Geography at Bootham School and Happy Customer
"This is unique... I would really recommend this resource as it provides different insights into the AIB material. Fantastic as a supplement to the AIB and website... The student pack enables learners to work at their own rate. The teacher's pack really supports lesson planning and gives fresh ways to tackle the AIB. Students love the structured pages. It gives them confidence to work through the AIB material."S Holt, Course Manager Geography, South Downs College
"It is without parallel! This student study pack is an opportunity for staff to reduce their workload whilst giving students highly valuable lesson in independent learning.It is really focussed, well presented, and students really engage well with issues covered...Fantastic value - there is no way I'd have the time (or ability!) to produce such a study pack for a pre-release exam."S Bury, HoD at Prior Pursglove College & Customer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (4989)
As with previous packs, the resources provided are excellent in terms of coverage and content. The range of materials is excellent and will enable students to prepare effectively for the forthcoming GEO4B examination with confidence... I have already placed an order! - E Johns, Head of Geography and Independent Reviewer
I always purchase these resources for both our GCSE and A level students. They are fantastic and save us a great deal of time in preparing for decision making papers...The resource enhances students learning by breaking down the huge amount of information into small manageable tasks....The fact that the teacher booklet follows the student booklet reduces the time and stress involved in preparing for lessons on new content each paper. - K Rawlinson, Head of Department and Independent Reviewer
'I would highly recommend the resources contained within the GEO4B resource pack prepared by Verity Burgess and will be using them for my own teaching... I am really impressed with the quality of these resources and can't wait to start teaching with them.'J Jagger, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
'Fantastic, my students will love it. It is incredibly detailed and thorough, covering background knowledge from weather and tectonics, as well as skills, GIS, evaluating sources etc... as well as encouraging students to be synoptic in looking across sources and evaluating them... It covers every angle that the examiner could come from... The small enquiry questions are great for class activities, and the answers in the teacher's booklet make it useful in terms of time as only some are re-taking this option so were not designating many lessons to it. The mock exam is also great as it is timed with the perfect amount of questions and a detailed markscheme. And there are two of them... Matches the spec perfectly, it is well thought out and the writer has clearly thought throught the specificiation and the AIB carefully to cover any angle.'L Keeley, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (5275)
'A very inormative resource, with a great range of activities & resources (powerpoints, group tasks, individual tasks, key skills such as photograph interpretation etc). The resource is clearly laid out, with good progression in the tasks in the 'teacher's booklet'. Very good links to the actual pre-release material... There is a wide range of stimuli, which is great to keep students motivated - photographs, Google Earth, discussion questions, further research etc. The clarification of the purpose of GEO4B is also very good... I'm a big fan of annotated photographs as a presentation technique, as used in the discussions questions powerpoint - engaging and appealing to students... a lot of students fully understand the pre-release material, but struggle to begin thinking about where they need to take this info - this resource helps a lot.'– A Sams, Lecturer of Geography & Independent Reviewer
'This resource will undoubtedly be of great help to both students and teachers. The instructions, powerpoint presentations, GoogleEarth flythrough and question layout (for teachers and students) are easy to follow and understand. The author has an excellent grasp of the AIB topic and the Practice Exam questions (with marks schemes) are similar to types of questions that will be expected in the GEO4B exam. I particularly like the student activities, as these can be undertaken independently by students or within a more group-orientated, classroom setting. The questioning and extension tasks will certainly stretch the most able students and the extension/research element of the AIB is addressed. The skills questions/activities within the booklet is also useful. This research clearly addresses the skills that pupils need to access the right triggers in order to achieve high level answers. Students are guided through the research process and there is also space provided to help them to think synoptically. The questions based on the OS map and the GoogleEarth flythrough will also help students to ground the AIB and to develop a sense of place in their answers... The resource provides plenty of opportunities for pupils to manipulate data/text, to think independently and to consider the human/physical causes and effects.'– C Evans, Geography Teacher & Independent Reviewer
'Teacher and student guides are thorough and detailed. Each item has been covered and questions devised to encourage students to think about the resources. The decision making tasks are particularly useful as this exam paper is all about the justification of ideas... it will encourage students to look at each source and manipulate it or respond to it. This should help to develop their detailed understanding on the resource.'– J Baston, Geography Lecturer & Independent Reviewer
'Google-Earth fly through - very good indeed... Skills PowerPoint - excellent... Overall both the student and teacher booklet are excellent and should be a must for all students preparing for the GEO4B exam. Well done!'– J Jagger, Geography Teacher, Examiner and Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (5770)
"Another great Unit 4B Resource Pack - don't know what we would do without it! It is a godsend! A great time saver and students like using it as well. Great value for money." - D. Williams, Head of Geography and Customer
The PowerPoint is a visual hook for the students. The base map and data allows graphical and statistical work. The links to websites gives the students instant access to visit locations. You would be daft not to use such a resource. - A McCartney, Geography Teacher and Independent Reviewer.
"Very detailed and well thought through... the variety of activities and the fact that each item is covered thoroughly. It also had many useful weblinks given for students to use... It will help those preparing for the GEO4B paper to prepare as a group or individually. It encourages students to fully engage with the AIB... It is clearly laid out with answer sections for students and some nice images used to prompt discussion... skills covered at the end which highlights links for students."– J Baston, Geography Teacher & Independent Reviewer
'Brilliant - focused, well structured, purposeful & attends to a range of transferable exam skills... clearly identifies for both teacher and student how to approach the GEO4b paper... A range of activities, with good reference to individual items in the AIB... Organisation and structure is imperative when approaching a paper with a synoptic purpose - this resource is great for that... Simply not knowing where to begin, from a teacher and students' point of view, is a common concern with such a paper - the design, instructions and activities definitely counter this... I particularly like the activities and that they attend a range of key exam technique skills, required for students across all subjects, not just this specific exam. Techniques such as discussion (boxing match), SWOT analysis (evaluation, problem/solution), map/graph/photo interpretation etc... The skills PowerPoint is clearly and concisely laid out, being to the point and identifying the areas of further study required for such graphs and maps... The resource has been key in past years for aiding students in developing synoptic links, vital for this exam, and has without question been a huge contributing factor in student success '– A Sams, Lecturer of Geography & Independent Reviewer
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (6104)
"As always a fantastic resource that thoroughly prepares students for the 4B exam... The sample exam and mark schemes are great... Saves teachers a huge amount of time planning and researching the topic... Buy it! Well worth the money." D. Williams, HoD & Independent Reviewer
"Good to focus them on specific issues and to help with predicting/preparing for exam questions" - P Hickling, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"Up to date and well researched. Outstanding resource makes ideal preparation for 4B exam. Good value for money" - J Brown, Teacher & Independent Reviewer
"An excellent set of detailed resources, easy for both: pupils and teacher to follow. A good balance of tasks/activities. It focuses pupils on further research whilst reducing the amount of time teachers need to prepare in their lesson planning." - N Ashton, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"The department really rates these resources. We have been ordering them for the last six years. They contain easy to use worksheets, detailed PowerPoints and useful A/L tasks." - D. Morgan, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
"Excellent, much broader, more detailed than imagined, range of activities. Well presented, professional a lot easy to navigate around. Definitely value for money." - H Izod, Head of Geography & Independent Reviewer
A good study of the issues at different scales... It gives structure for the students. It leads the weaker to middle students through the AIB. It suggests extension for the more able students... It encourages the more able to research further... It is value for money. It will make a huge difference to weaker students. - A. McCartney, Teacher & Customer
Well Structured and very clear. I particularly liked the practice papers - these helped our students hugely... The student booklet made photocopying easier... The exam questions gave [students] a sense of what to expect in the real exam. - R. Cliffe, Geography Teacher & Customer
Really good. Great support for helping to teach the Pre-release for GEO4B... Practice questions and mark schemes refer to the resource material... It goes through each figure, gives further research and provides exam questions and mark schemes. - E. Horsefall, Head of Geography & Customer
Really useful, good general advice and activities... The [PowerPoints] give good structure and the discussion questions get students thinking about exam questions. - S. Dean, Head of Humanities & Customer
It's excellent, works systematically through the topic with additional research areas. The Mocks allow a practice to be done... It saves me hours of time reinventing the wheel. I like the fact that the answers are included, especially the mock paper... Very detailed and specific. It's worth its weight in gold. I'd buy it even if I had to pay for it myself. - C. Thrussell, Geography Teacher & Customer
Breaks a difficult and broad topic into easy steps that will allow your students to fully understand this complex issue... CD gives students a range of resources to use to develop their understanding. - G. Englefield, Head of Geography & Customer
"A great resource, with clear structure and great clarification regarding what the AIB/GEO4B task entails. The layout of the AIB is clearly identifiable in the resource tasks. This will, without question, aid students in their prep for GEO4B by encouraging a range of development tasks... I have used this resource for the past 3-4 years and it has been vital in increasing students’ confidence for the GEO4B paper, and achievement." - A Sams, HoD & Independent Reviewer
"This is an extremely useful resource set out in a logical fashion by a teacher obviously experienced in preparing students for this type of examination." - R Hobson, HoD & Independent Reviewer
"The resource is excellent as it gives thorough guidance on preparing the students for the exams. I imagine that with the electronic resources it would be a god send for many busy teachers...The resource encourages students to develop their knowledge of the issue through both extra research and revision. It also challenges them to respond to the issue and make decisions themselves." - K Rush, HoD & Independent Reviewer
"Well researched and extremely detailed considering timescales for compiling the information. Give students a good basis for the AIB and teachers can use it in a variety of ways. There are numerous useful web links for students to access which gives good background. The tasks are varied and allow students to get to grips with each item of the AIB, there are additional tasks to extend ideas and develop synoptic thinking." J. Baston, Teacher & Independent Reviewer
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