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GCSE/A-Level and Welsh Baccalaureate

GCSE Programme
GCSE Geography Fieldwork and can be delivered at suitable sites across the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Currently we are guiding Year 10 and 11 students through fieldwork enquiries in river basin and coastline environments and focusing on the concept of cycles and flows.

To link with WJEC GCSE Geography Fieldwork specification we are preparing suitable locations and itineraries.

Year of assessment

Methodological approach

Conceptual framework

Fieldwork locations

Fieldwork activities


Geographical Flows

Cycles and Flows

Afon Syfynwy




Saundersfoot Bay

  • Measuring  river channel and water flow
  • Beach profiles and sediment sampling


Qualitative Surveys


Afon Syfynwy





Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre

  • Environmental quality survey
  • Biotic Index
  • Field sketching
  • GIS
  • Visitor surveys
  • Field sketching
  • Environmental quality survey
  • GIS


Use of Transects

Spheres of Influence




A-Level Programme
Programmes which support learning in Geography and Biology are offered and can be delivered at suitable sites across the National Park.

Booking and costs
Booking fees

  • Half day: £2.50 per child
  • Full day: £4.50 per child.

A minimum booking fee of £75 applies to school bookings.

Transport costs
We have an agreement with some local coach companies regarding transport costs – please contact us for details.


Welsh Baccalaureate Programme
The Welsh Baccalaureate is a qualification for 14 to 19 year old students in Wales. It combines personal development skills with existing qualifications like A levels, NVQs and GCSEs to make one wider award that is valued by employers and universities.

The Welsh Baccalaureate gives broader experiences than traditional learning programmes. For more information visit the WJEC website.

Click the links below to download resources relating to the Welsh Baccalaureate:

Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 (National/Foundation)

Welsh Baccalaureate (Advanced)