Barking Abbey’s Geography department is consistently one of the highest performing in the school. It enjoys a national reputation: it remains the only department in the country to have been awarded Centre of Excellence status three times by the Geographical Association. An increasing number of internal and external students study the subject as a result, with a large number subsequently studying Geography at Russell Group Universities, as well as institutions in the United States.
The Sixth Form teaching team have a wealth of experience. Mr Flaxman, who is Assistant Head, is a National Lead Practitioner for Geography, one of only three in the country. He has over 22 years of A Level teaching experience. Miss Murphy, Head of Geography, has being teaching A Level at Barking Abbey for over 10 years Miss Woolley is an outstanding teacher, who has gained superb results for students both here and at her previous school.
Geography is taught in state of the art facilities, with both desktop and laptop technology available for Sixth Form students.