Bespoke CPD (Tankersley St. Peter’s Primary School)

Consultancy

Today was the second of our bespoke CPD sessions. I began by addressing any questions/concerns that had arisen following the Geography Subject Leader’s subsequent discussion with other members of staff, alongside her contemplation and exploration of the suggested websites and resources. Since there had been a handful of e-mails exchanged between sessions to clarify a few points, these were actually …

Virtual ‘In the Know’ webinar (Session 2), Geographical Association

Consultancy

The week seems to have flown by. How was it now time for Session 2 of this ‘In the Know’ webinar series? Further details about the whole series can be found by accessing the web-link below: https://portal.geography.org.uk/event/view/E000049 The aim of these sessions is to enhance delegates’ subject knowledge of several key geographical themes, as well as increasing their confidence to teach such topics both …

Virtual ‘In the Know’ webinar (Session 2), Geographical Association

Consultancy

Well. it was time for Session 2 of this ‘In the Know’ webinar series; a slightly different format to usual, but one which seems to have been well-received overall and certainly an option to consider repeating next academic year. Further details about the series can be found by accessing the web-link below: https://portal.geography.org.uk/event/view/E000039 The aim of these sessions is to enhance …

Online Safety Mark Assessors Update Training Day (virtual and Newport, Wales)

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How time flies!  Two years on and it is time for me to be updated once again by the hugely knowledgeable and competent band at the UK Safer Internet Centre (UK SIC)/South West Grid for Learning (SWGfL), namely Ron Richards, David Wright, Andrew Williams, Ken Corish and Carmel Glassbrook. Whilst some were gathered at the Lysaght Institute in Newport, Wales, several, …

Geographical Association (GA) In the Know webinar series

Consultancy

Today’s webinar was the third in a series of six linked to the Geographical Association (GA)’s In the Know online resources. These webinars are 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 below: https://www.geography.org.uk/events/In-The-Know-webinar-series/15254?OccId=20745 The aim is to make …

Bristol Teacherfest 2022

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  Bristol Teacherfest is in its third year and has grown so much over time that it is now able to promote a wide range of events aimed at Bristol-based teachers.  This year has seen a slight change of focus, with many events being hosted by schools within the Bristol Education Partnership (BEP) (https://www.bristollearningcity.com/education/bristol-education-partnership/).  Colleagues have generously offered their time …

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

(Webinar 3: Mountains and volcanoes)

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Thursday afternoon soon comes around again … time for another ‘In the Know’ webinar.  This week the focus was on ‘Mountains and volcanoes’, one of my favourite themes to teach when I was in the classroom. Word seems to have spread about our weekly webinars as our audience continues to grow.  If you have yet to attend one of the …

Bespoke CPD: Chalford Hill Primary School, Gloucestershire

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Well, it was back to Chalford Hill Primary School this morning to deliver the second half of their bespoke CPD (https://www.chalfordhillschool.co.uk/). Kate Lewis, their newly appointed Subject Leader for Geography (along with having responsibility for EYFS and Outdoor Learning), had made good progress since our previous encounter.  Following a staff meeting a couple of weeks ago, she had managed to …

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/), …