One of England’s best! Georgraphy students and staff celebrate

Geography department at fast-improving Somerset school named one of the best in England for the 8th successive year.

The King Alfred School Academy geography department has been named one of the best in England with continued centre of excellence status.

The Geographical Association awarded the certificate to the school for providing a clear narrative on what the department has been working on, impressive exam results, and the students and leadership team regarding the department very highly.

They also saw evidence of excellent student behaviour and effort and that the department had an extremely positive impact on geography education as a whole.

Geography teacher and a world published author of books on geography Catherine Owen said: “We have held Centre of Excellence status since our first application in 2011.  This recognises our contribution to quality geography at the highest level.
“I am delighted that the geography department at TKASA has been recognised as one of the top in the country. 

“This is due to our deep knowledge of and passion for geography. Our team works hard and collaboratively to provide the best possible experience for our geography students.”