National 5 SQA Study Guides from Bright Red

BrightRED Study Guides for National 5 help you develop and apply invaluable knowledge and skills for your SQA exams. National 5 courses are made up of a number of Units and a Course Assessment. The Course Assessment consists of a question paper exam and/or coursework such as assignments, portfolios and practical activities. Our National 5 Study Guides cover each of the mandatory units and also include an extensive Glossary of key terms.

These full-colour books cover all content in an easy-to-learn format and are packed with BrightRED features including Don't Forget text boxes for key points  and Things To Do And Think About questions and exercises. Every National 5 Study Guide is also fully supported with lots of free online links, tests and activities at the award-winning BrightRED Digital Zone.

BrightRED Study Guide


Ralph Harnden

Award-winning National 5 Geography book with complete course coverage and revised to reflect 2017 SQA changes.


ISBN: 978-1-906736-38-5, 128pp

Our National 5 Geograpahy Study Guide was the WINNER of the Overall Book Category Prize at the 2014 SAGT (Scottish Association of Geography Teachers) Conference. This book was written to help students consolidate their knowledge by covering all the basic points of the course as well as looking at case studies from around the world. The up-to-date, original and detailed examples described in this book should help your understand of each topic of the course, giving you facts useful for your exam answers and highlighting the relevance of what you are studying. 

As well as covering all of the course units in the Study Guide, you can also boost your revision online with extra activities, tests and videos for National 5 Geography on the BrightRED Digital Zone.


  • Physical Environments
  • Human Environments
  • Global Issues
  • Glossary