Welcome to Geography & Tourism

Geography & Tourism is a large learning area and covers various industries. Students taking Environmental Science or Geography will do fieldwork in destinations such as Iceland, Morocco, Costa Rica, southern Italy, southwest USA, Australia, China, Poland, France and Spain, as well as taking part in UK based residential visits. Our Travel & Tourism students will also benefit from trips to travel providers, including major airlines, as well as a programme of enrichment qualifications.

Geography is one of the Russell Group's facilitating subjects and is widely regarded for its academic rigour.
- Melanie Lockheart, Head of Faculty for Geography & Tourism, Humanities and Modern Languages
In 2016 four of our A Levels achieved 100% pass rate.

Our Courses

Environmental Science

A Level

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Geography

A Level

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Global Distribution System (Galileo)

Vocational Level 3

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Introduction to Cabin Crew

Vocational Level 2

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Resort Representatives

Vocational Level 2

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Tourism (single award)

Vocational Level 3

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Travel & Tourism (double award)

Vocational Level 2

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Travel & Tourism (triple award)

Vocational Level 3

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See us in action

Student success

Bethany Spencer

Bethany Spencer

Bethany took two Geography & Tourism subjects whilst at the college and is excited to start university.

She received A*AB grades in Sociology, World Development and Geography. 

Bethany is now heading to the Russell Group university of the University of Southampton to study Geography. 


Department news

Amy Offered Job with British Airways

Congratulations to Amy Darling, who has been offered a job working with British Airways as a member of their cabin crew. We spoke to Amy about her experience…

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Geography & Tourism Trip to Southern Italy

Our Geography & Tourism students visited southern Italy from 30 March to 5 April, which was the highlight of the year in this busy department. Students in…

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Anna and Nikol's Experience of Travel & Tourism

Congratulations to Anna Szilagyi who was recently awarded Employee of the Month at her workplace of Premier Inn, Southampton Airport. We spoke to Anna and her…

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Key personnel

Melanie Lockheart - Head of Faculty for Geography & Tourism, Humanities and Modern Languages

Melanie Lockheart

Teacher of Geography and Environmental Science