Yr12 – PC Room Task – Case Study Research:

We will complete this task in the computer room tomorrow (Fri 1st Feb)

For you exam you need to have some case studies to show the role of local government in attracting investors. You are going to create two A4 sheets to print. Use the links below to create factsheet 1, and p251 / your own internet research to create factsheet 2.

  • Factsheet 1: Manchester Enterprise Zone / Airport City
  • Factsheet 2: Cambridge Science Park

For each factsheet outline:

  • How local government is involved in the plans
  • Which investors / companies have been attracted by the policies
  • The benefits of this investment and importance of each site globally.

Manchester Airport City



Yr13 (TRE’s Class)


Tuesday’s lesson will be a normal lesson working on the carbon cycle topic. I’ve attached some interesting links that you can start looking at for our work on alternatives to fossil fuels.

Solar Power: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/04/morocco-to-switch-on-first-phase-of-worlds-largest-solar-plant

Wind Power: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/22/fears-for-future-of-uk-onshore-wind-power-despite-record-growth

Nuclear Power: http://geographical.co.uk/places/mapping/item/1649-nuclear-power

Biofuel: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33114119

And also in the news over the weekend, this story which has links to our work on energy pathways: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-46929950

Mr Reader

Information, resources and links for A level and GCSE geographers at UVHS. Some of the content has been adapted from resources on the Edexcel Geography Ning and from Schoology – we are exceedingly grateful and hope this blog works to provide ideas and support for other Geography teachers as well as pupils.