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Uneven Development About the School

King Edward VI Five Ways School

King Edward VI Five Ways School is a successful grammar school in the suburbs of Birmingham. In 2008 100% of students gained 5+ A*-C GCSEs. The school has specialist status in Humanities which is Geography led, supported by History. It has also been recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Geographical Association’s Secondary Geography Quality Mark scheme.

The classes featured here are in Year 9 and studied uneven development in their final term after investigating population issues, the Asian Tsunami and hazardous environments.

Website: Birmingham KEGS GA Local Branch

Paula Cooper is the author of For Richer and Poorer? A study of uneven development, part of the GA’s GCSE Toolkit series. Many of the ideas trialled for this project have been used in the book.

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