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Blakehurst High School

Blakehurst High School

Nihil Sine Labore

Telephone02 9546 3281

Geography is an investigation of the world which provides an accurate description and intrepretation of the varied character of the earth and its people. Geographers investigate the opportunities for human activities, the contraints placed upon them and the impacts of these activities. Geography is a life-long interest, stimulating a natural curiosity about how and why the world's people and their environments are so varied.

Geography is studied over two years.

a drawing of few buildings balancing on a green earth

In the preliminary course (120 hours), students will study:

  • biophysical interactions
  • global challenges
  • senior geography project.


In the HSC course (120 hours), students will study:

  • ecosystems at risk
  • urban places
  • people and economic activity.