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Course SummaryStrengthen your geography knowledge and boost your confidence as you study for the ISEB Common Entrance at 13+ Geography exam using this entertaining course. View fun lessons to learn more about important geography concepts, and take practice quizzes and exams to test your knowledge of these concepts.
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About This Course
The study resources in this online course simplify your preparations for the ISEB Common Entrance at 13+ Geography exam. Top instructors have created short lessons you can use to learn more about the geography topics you could see on the exam. Each lesson features a short quiz designed to gauge your knowledge of the concepts it covers. Practice chapter exams and a course exam are also available to test your grasp of geography concepts. Once you've completed this course, you should fully comprehend the following:
- Important atlas skills and major cities of the world
- Facts and locations of world geography
- Skills needed for ordnance survey mapwork
- Geographic fieldwork and enquiry skills, including data collection and presentation
- Basics of earthquakes and volcanoes
- Facts about weather, climate, rivers and coasts
- Human populations and settlements
- Transportation and economic development
- Major cities and other geography of the British Isles
About the Exam
Students take Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB) Common Entrance examinations in an effort to gain entry to top independent schools in the United Kingdom and abroad. The ISEB Common Entrance at 13+ Geography exam assesses candidates' understanding of various geographical skills and their general knowledge of the world. This written examination consists of 80 marks and lasts 60 minutes. Exam sessions typically occur in November, January and May/June. While it is usually taken at a tutorial centre, private invigilators can also administer it under special circumstances.
Preparing & Registering for the ISEB Common Entrance at 13+ Geography Exam
Tailor your use of the resources in this course to your individual study needs. Review the lessons in any sequence and visit them as often as necessary to fully grasp geography concepts like tectonic plate movement, spatial perspective, coastal erosion and urban land development. Take multiple-choice lesson quizzes, chapter exams and a final course exam to assess your knowledge of this course's contents and gauge your readiness to answer questions on the exam. If you need to clarify details presented in the lessons, be sure to send your questions to our experts.
Students who are attending independent prep schools in the United Kingdom or overseas are often entered to sit for the exam by their schools. If a school does not enter its students, parents can do so using a registration form available on the ISEB website. Parents who register their students independently must complete the registration form by the appropriate closing date.
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