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 2017 three 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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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

Work Experience and Employment Success for Travel & Tourism Students

Travel & Tourism students have been taking what they learn in the classroom to the real world lately as several students have secured employment and impressed…

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Geographers and Environmental Scientists Explore Iceland

On Wednesday 21 March, 16 of our Geography and Environmental Science students landed in Iceland. Current second year Geography student Alice Jetson sums up…

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Georgia Returns To Itchen

Former Itchen student Georgia Davis visited our second year Travel and Tourism students on Thursday 16 November, inspiring them with her career success since…

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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