One more trip to the Amazon this academic year!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Our last virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ for this academic year was slightly different to previous events; this time, it was delivered as a bespoke workshop to both Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and pupils at just one school, Coxhoe Primary School in County …

What a lot of freebies to take away! (virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 6)

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Well, it was time for our final meeting of this academic year; once again, we gathered virtually from all areas of the UK. The foci for today’s session were determined by recent requests from many teachers, as well as discussions in the media and among those at the leading subject associations; ‘What makes outstanding geography and history in the eyes of …

Time to explore again! (‘Let’s go on an amazing Amazon adventure!’)

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual 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/, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/03/25/lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/04/22/and-once-again-were-back-for-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/), we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 300 children and staff from four schools across the UK …

Primary Geography Quality Mark (PGQM) support

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A rewarding hour or so for me this morning providing Primary Geography Quality Mark (PGQM) support to Emma Aldred-Tow, PPA teacher and Geography Subject Leader at Churchdown Village Junior School (CVJS) just outside the city of Gloucester (https://www.churchdownvillage-jun.gloucs.sch.uk/). The school is due to renew their PGQM (currently a Silver Award) and are now considering going for a Gold Award, bearing …

And, once again, we’re back for an ‘amazing Amazon adventure!’

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual 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/, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course  and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/03/25/lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/) we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 300 children and staff from five schools across the UK …

‘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 …

Term 3’s Primary Humanities Network meeting goes virtual once again!

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This meeting proved to be very timely; an opportunity for primary teachers to connect with each other and gain some much-needed inspiration and support after two very challenging weeks at the start of Term 3. The foci for today’s meeting, decided after reviewing the many suggestions provided at our last Primary Humanities Network meeting in November 2020, were ‘Exploring a …

Not quite the same as face-to-face, but virtual does the job well for now!

Primary Humanities Network meeting (Term 1; 2020-2021)

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Thanks to Zoom, our first Primary Humanities Network meeting of this academic year was able to go ahead with the theme of ‘Assessment, including moderation of pupils’ work’.  After welcoming attendees, some familiar faces and several new ones, I outlined the aims and structure of the meeting: To begin with, I focused on the latest developments; not only items from …

Virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting (Term 6); ‘Taking learning outside the classroom’.

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At the request of many individuals, I managed to squeeze in another virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting before the end of the academic year.  The theme for our meeting was ‘Taking learning outside the classroom: Developing geographical skills and fieldwork opportunities and ideas for local history studies’.  If this was a face-to-face session, then I would usually take teachers outside and …

Primary Humanities Network meeting (Term 4)

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A meeting with a difference!  Held virtually with the aid of Zoom software, rather than in situ as planned due to the coronavirus outbreak.  I debated whether to go ahead with our meeting, but several teachers were self-isolating and still keen to participate.  I have recorded the session, however, and am more than happy to share this and the accompanying …