Brrrrr -illiant tales from the north!

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Supported by the Geographical Association’s Initiatives Fund (GAIF) and delivered in conjunction with Wicked Weather Watch (WWW) and Hearts in the Ice (HITI). Hover over the images to reveal captions.  Click on the images to enlarge them. Rhianna Davies-Smith at Wicked Weather Watch (WWW) and myself submitted an application to the Geographical Association (GA)’s Initiative Fund last August with the …

GlosGeog welcomes Dr Liam Saddington!

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Well, it was off to Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire this afternoon, our hosts for GlosGeog‘s second speaker session of this academic year. How lucky we were to have the company of Dr Liam Saddington, Teaching Associate in Human Geography in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. Liam is a political and environmental geographer, whose research focuses …

Geographical Association (GA) In the Know webinar series

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Well, it was time to deliver another In the Know webinar series for the Geographical Association (GA). This series of six, interactive webinars is a quick, easy and cost-effective means of updating your subject knowlege, whether you are a Geography Subject Leader, experienced classroom teacher, ECT or trainee. Further details about the series can be found by accessing the web-link …

Geographical Association (GA)’s In the Know webinar series

(Webinar 1: Climate, biomes and vegetation belts)

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Due to the success of three webinar series over the past couple of years and further interest and demand, the Geographical Association (GA) approached me to see if I would be keen to lead another six online sessions via Zoom.  The ‘In the Know’ series is designed to help primary school teachers with their background knowledge of geographical themes and topics that …

A virtual multi-schools event with a European dimension!

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Time to steer yet another multi-schools event!   On board for this week’s ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were Key Stage 2 pupils and teachers from five schools stretching across the UK and Europe, namely The British School of Paris (https://www.britishschool.fr/); Redmarley C of E Primary School (https://www.redmarleyacademy.org/), Staunton and Corse C of E Academy (https://www.stauntoncorseacademy.co.uk/) and Hartpury C of E Primary School (https://www.hartpury.org.uk/), …

Off we go again!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Due to interest and demand, it was time to steer yet another multi-schools event.   On board for this week’s ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were around 400 Key Stage 2 pupils and teachers from five schools across the UK, namely Gurnard Primary School, Cowes, Isle of Wight (https://www.gurnardprimaryschool.co.uk/), …

So, what makes the Amazon so amazing?

Yet another virtual multi-schools event!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Due to interest and demand, it was time to steer yet another multi-schools event; I am beginning to lose count now as to how many we have delivered to date!   On board for this week’s ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were around 250 Key Stage 2 pupils and …

What an exhilating and unforgettable experience!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Now that Adriana Meirelles was safely back in this country following her recent travels to Brazil to be reunited with her family and friends, it was possible to organise another multi-schools event.   On board for this ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were nearly 350 Key Stage 2 pupils …

Having a focus on South America, biomes, global issues, such as climate change, or sustainability next term?

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Very informative and educational. Informative; educational; inspiring; fun; interesting. We are geographers. Curious; fun; great; interesting; lovely. Very fun; enjoyed it a lot. Inspiring; informative; spectacular; interesting; exciting; astonishing; lots of fun. Thank you for today.  It’s been very helpful. Our favourite part was the artwork. (Just some of the feedback from teachers and pupils on our last ‘amazing Amazon …

One amazing Amazon adventure!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. It was great to be able to fit in another multi-schools event before the end of Term 2.   On board for this ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were more than 300 teachers and Key Stage 2 pupils from three schools in different areas of the UK, namely St. …