Fancy a virtual trip to South America?

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‘… The children thoroughly enjoyed the day.  Thanks so much.  They really learnt a lot.’ ‘Amazing; informative; fun; enjoyable; interesting; engaging; thought-provoking.’ ‘We liked learning how to save the Amazon for the future.  It was an amazing, Amazon adventure!’ ‘Thank you so much for a fantastic day!  We had a brilliant time.’ Following the success and very positive feedback from …

‘Let’s go on an amazing Amazon adventure!’

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Hover over images to view captions. Click on images to enlarge them. Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools events (https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/10/15/lets-go-on-a-scintillating-south-american-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course/), we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 250 children and staff from five schools across the UK were …

Online Safety Mark assessment goes virtual!

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Like many other things over the past year, Online Safety Mark assessing is now being done virtually.  This was my first remote assessment, and like several other assessors, I think that there is potential to continue offering virtual and face-to-face assessments once lockdown restrictions are lifted.  No very early starts or long-distance travel for me, which was certainly a bonus, …

Let’s help each other ‘recover’! (Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 5)

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Just a handful of the ‘concluding comments‘ from attendees at our last virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting: ‘Thank you for yet another fantastic session with lots more to explore.’ ‘Interesting; relevant; informative.’ ‘Thought-provoking; resourceful; good timing with returning to school.’ ‘Masses of inspiration and resources, really informative.  Thank you.’ ‘Inspiring; informative; a wealth of knowledge.’ ‘Full of new interesting resources …

A great way to spend a Friday afternoon in lockdown 3! (Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 4)

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It was lovely to see, albeit virtually, many familiar faces, as well as a few new ones, this afternoon.  We were also fortunate to be joined by Glenn Carter, the man behind History Rocks (https://www.history-rocks.com/). After welcoming everyone, I outlined the aims and structure of the meeting, namely: As there was so much to get through during the meeting, I …

Royal Geographical Society with IBG (RGS-IBG)’s Primary Geography and History Teachmeet

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https://www.rgs.org/events/spring-2021/primary-geography-and-history-teachmeet-(1)/ It was a privilege to be one of the presenters at the Royal Geographical Society with IBG (RGS-IBG)’s first Primary Geography and History Teachmeet this evening.  This event was held in conjunction with the Historical Association (HA) and encouraged teachers to share their ideas and innovation in geography and history teaching with the teaching community.  With over 160 in …

And, some positive news … !

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It was lovely to discover the below e-mail from Julie Beattie at the Geographical Association (GA) (https://www.geography.org.uk/) in my inbox this morning … all those hours of working at weekends during lockdown 3 (December, January and February 2021) paid off! ‘Congratulations, we are delighted to inform you that you have achieved the GA Enhanced Professional Award. Our Moderation Team met …