Welcome to Geology
A warm welcome to the Geology Department! We are delighted to offer you this exciting subject throughout your time here at Blue Coat. From Chocology in Year 7 through to fossil making and mineral analysis in Year 9 and then on to GCSE and A Level. Our courses are practical and every single scientific principle we study is made relevant to how we live our lives. We are the perfect applied science and can steer you into a very exciting and rewarding career in the Geosciences.
Mrs Gillian Finucane, Head of Geology
Family quiz time
Facts and figures
Grades 9-7 at GCSE for the last three years!
pass rate at A Level in 2020
The year Reading Blue Coat won the National Geoscience Competition
Dedicated specialist teachers with industry experience and expertise in micropalaentology and geophysics A comprehensive programme of fieldwork to bring concepts taught in the classroom to life Visiting guest speakers from Oil and Gas industries to mining, minerals and engineering.