CPD workshop: Children as landscape detectives

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GlosGeog, our local Geographical Association (GA) branch, was able to run this FREE half day CPD event for local teachers entitled ‘Children as landscape detectives‘ thanks to the support of Peter Vujakovic, Emeritus Professor of Geography at Canterbury Christ Church University and Odyssey Teaching School Hub at Pate’s Grammar School in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire (https://www.patesgs.org/). Due to the format of the …

Geographical Association (GA) In the Know webinar series

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It was time for the final webinar in this series of six linked to the Geographical Association (GA)’s In the Know online resources and one that is closely related to geographical skills and fieldwork. These webinars are a quick, easy and cost-effective means of updating your subject knowledge, whether you are a Geography Subject Leader, experienced classroom teacher, ECT or trainee. Further details about the series can be found …

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

(Webinar 6: Grid references and map symbols) Time to get practical!

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Our final ‘In the Know’ webinar took the theme of ‘Grid references and map symbols’, one that links closely to geographical skills and fieldwork. Word seems to have spread about our weekly webinars as our audience continues to grow, both in ‘real time’ and for listening/viewing when time allows, which is great to witness. Maps are works of art.  There are many …

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 …

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. …

Let’s get practical!

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

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Our final ‘In the Know’ webinar took the theme of ‘Grid references and map symbols’, one that links closely to geographical skills and fieldwork. Word seems to have spread about our weekly webinars as our audience continues to grow, both in ‘real time’ and for listening/viewing when time allows, which is great to witness. Maps are works of art.  There are many …

Off travelling once again!

Virtual multi-schools event: 'What makes the Amazon so amazing?'

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Our first multi-schools event of this academic year was very aptly scheduled; just as the Amazon and deforestation were being discussed by world leaders at COP-26!  On board for this ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ were more than 200 teachers and Key Stage 2 pupils from three …