Thomas More College is an independent, Christian based, co-educational day school with dedicated and professional staff running classes from Grade 000-12. Focus is given to developing the whole child and equipping him or her with relevant life skills.
Modern Geography is no longer the “old” Geography of learning–by–heart countries, capitals and crops. The subject matter is now far more topical, challenging and pertinent to the modern world. Geography occupies a unique position in the school curriculum in that it incorporates and complements skills from all subjects especially Mathematics, History, Biology, Computer Applications Technology and Business Economics Students. Skills acquired in the study of Geography help form a good foundation for tertiary study.
Teaching of Geography now is conceptually based with the emphasis on pupil involvement in problem solving, decision–making and data analysis. The syllabus is wide ranging covering elements of physical and human geography and it utilises software and many resources available on the internet.
The study of Geography will help one to understand the environmental, social and political problems of one’s country far better. Geography is a broad–based subject that develops valuable knowledge and skills which may be directly applied or adapted for careers in Administration, Climatology, Education, Environmental Management, Information Management, Journalism, Planning (Rural & Urban), Remote Sensing, Research, Travel & Tourism, Cartography, Crime analyst, Disaster Planner, Statistician, Surveyor, Market Research Analyst, Geologist, Town Planner
Engineer and many more.