Going outside: ideas for primary geography fieldwork

Who is this course for

Primary teachers and geography subject leaders

Course dates and locations

London - Thursday 14 June 2018
York - Wednesday 20 June 2018

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Prices

Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.

London
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £215
Non-member: £265*

York
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £195
Non-member: £245*

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Course overview

This hands-on course uses the outdoor environment as the inspiration for developing your geography curriculum. The National Curriculum states that geography should inspire in pupils a curiosity and fascination about the world that remains with them for the rest of their lives; what better way to achieve this than by immersing pupils in real-world geography outside of the classroom? The course will provide numerous ideas for engaging fieldwork and will increase teachers’ confidence in getting out of the classroom.

Aims and outcomes

  • Feel confident in using the outdoor environment for hands-on geography.
  • Understand how using the outdoor environment can contribute to outstanding geography.
  • Develop geographical and cross-curricular activities that develop pupils’ geographical skills.
  • Discuss and share ideas for outdoor geography with other primary teachers.
  • Find out how to locate existing good practice, resources and further support.

Course programme

09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration

09.30-11.00: Practical Session 1 – Sense of place

11.00-11.15: Refreshment break

11.15-13.00: Practical session 2 – Mapping

13:00-13:45:
Lunch

13.45-15.30: Practical session 3 - Plenary

15.30: Close

Course presenters

Nell Seal, Consultant to the GA

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If your organisation would like to include an insert in the delegate packs for this event, please contact Harriet Brookes.

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Contact the GA’s Events Assistant Harriet Brookes (0114 2960088) who will be happy to help.


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