Going outside: ideas for primary geography fieldwork

Tuesday  13 June  2017  9:00 AM    Tuesday  13 June  2017 3:30 PM
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Aimed at primary geography teachers and geography subject leaders

This hands-on course uses the outdoor environment as the inspiration to develop 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.

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

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

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

13.45-15.30: Practical session 3 - Plenary

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

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

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