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Developing as a Geographer

A level Homepage OCR A level Geography Specification

The best geographers at A Level keep reading the news and generally seek to improve their geographical understanding by engaging with geographical discussions regarding key issues.

This guide has been designed for you to be able to dip in and out of, from looking at general geographical issues and developing your ability to think like a geographer, through to starting to explore some of the topics we will be looking at in Year 12 and 13 so you can do some valuable background reading.

The below includes, websites, books, podcasts, documentaries and even films which provide a great way of staying inspired and engaging with geography.


Now is the time to broaden your geographical understanding! Stick your headphones in and listen to some of the following…

Remember you can make use of the local libraries digital library service for books – you don’t have to access hard copies.


There are some great geographical documentaries which will help develop your general geographical knowledge and understanding and help you see what an amazing world we live in.

The following are all available on iPlayer.

The following are all available on ITV Hub

The following are all available on Channel 4 – On Demand


(some are available online free – others may be available on providers such as Amazon Prime / Netflix etc.)

See also - Preparing for A Level Geography at St Ivo