Leading primary geography

Who this course is for

Primary teachers and geography subject leaders

Course date and location

Manchester - Thursday 11 May 2017
Bristol -Tuesday 16 May 2017
Birmingham - Monday 19 June 2017
London - Tuesday 4 July 2017

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Course overview

This course will help you successfully lead primary geography and raise the standard of geography teaching and learning in your school. Join us to develop your understanding of geography's core knowledge and skills and consider the successful application of the subject in relevant and exciting contexts. You will also find out about geography's contribution to other subject areas and whole-school dimensions such as global learning, sustainability, values and Learning Outside the Classroom.


Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.

GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £180
Non-member: £229*

GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £200
Non-member: £249*

*Includes course fee and one year's GA membership for your school to Primary Geography.

Aims and outcomes

By the end of the day we hope participants:

  • Understand geography's core knowledge and skills within the context of the national curriculum
  • Have considered factors that may influence how you plan your geography curriculum
  • Understand a framework for assessment in geography
  • Have access to tools that help you to evaluate geography subject leadership
  • Take away a range of practical ideas for teaching high-quality geography (including some cross-curricular opportunities).

Course programme

09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration

09.30-11.00: Session 1 – Introductions, practical session and what could your geography curriculum look like?

11.00-11.15: Refreshment break

11.15-13.00: Session 2 – Making the most of fieldwork

13.00-13.45: Lunch

13.45-15.30: Session 3 – Practical session: Leading and reviewing your subject followed by a plenary

15.30: Close

Course presenters

London/Leeds: Nell Lee, Consultant to the GA

Manchester/Bristol/Birmingham: Sarah Whitehouse, PGCE Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer, University of the West of England

Marketing opportunities

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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