Getting started with primary geography
Who is this course for
Teachers in primary schools at KS1, including co-ordinators
Course date and location
London - Friday 9 June 2017
Birmingham - Friday 16 June 2017
This practical course will support key stage 1 teachers in developing their planning and practice for geography in the 2014 National Curriculum. It will support your subject understanding and the development of outstanding practice within the subject: looking in particular at fieldwork, locality studies and resourcing. It will look briefly at skills, including mapwork, progression and assessment, and the subject’s contribution to the wider curriculum.
Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £200
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £180
*Includes course fee and one year's GA membership for your school to Primary Geography.
Aims and outcomes
- Gain an understanding of how to plan for outstanding and inspiring Geography with young children, in response to National Curriculum 2014
- Consider opportunities, issues, activities and progression in local fieldwork
- Explore activities, issues and approaches to studying localities, both local and in distant places
- Become familiar with phase specific resources that support high quality Geography teaching.
09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration
09.30-11.00: Session 1 - The geography curriculum at KS1
11.00-11.15: Refreshment break
11.15-12.45: Session 2 - Getting started with primary fieldwork
13.30-15.30: Session 3 - Exploring localities, near and far
Please bring appropriate outdoor wear for this course
Ben Ballin, Consultant to the GA
If your organisation would like to include an insert in the delegate packs for this event, please contact Harriet Brookes.
Have a question about this course?
Contact the GA's Events Assistant Harriet Brookes (0114 296 0088) who will be happy to help.
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