Getting started with primary geography at key stage 1

Friday  16 June  2017  9:00 AM    Friday  16 June  2017 3:30 PM
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Aimed at teachers in primary schools at KS1, including co-ordinators

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.

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

-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.

Course programme

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

12.45-13.30: Lunch

13.30-15.30: Session 3 - Exploring localities, near and far

Equipment required - Please bring appropriate outdoor wear for this course

To book and for more information visit: http://geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/gettingstartedwithprimary/

If you have any questions about any of our CPD courses please contact hbrookes@geography.org.uk

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