Ruth Sullivan, Ian George, Jess Burger, Jennifer Wells and Trevor Rowell.
Geography develops a variety of skills, with pupils not only able to write effectively, but also to take part in debate and discussion, carry out surveys, analyse data, use computers and have a realistic knowledge about environmental problems.
The teaching is carried out by four full-time staff and one part-time teacher and we are all keen that pupils will not only learn in the classroom, but that they will also gain from study in the field.
Local field work takes place both within Haileybury's grounds and in the surrounding rural and urban landscape, while residential courses take place in term-time and during the holidays. The year groups have previously visited Cambridge, Shropshire, the Olympic Park and Morocco as a part of their studies.
At GCSE level, the AQA syllabus A course is followed and at AS/A2 Level, we do AQA. An increasing number of pupils have opted for the IB Geography course, which can be studied at both the Standard and the Higher Level.
"The Department runs an annual trip to Iceland for Year 10 and 11 pupils as well as trips to countries such as Peru."