Virtual Primary Geography Subject Leader Network meeting

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Now that Term 4 is in full swing, it was time for the second of our virtual Primary Geography Subject Leader Network meetings of this academic year.  Over 75 individuals were on board; many ‘regulars’, as well as some new faces too from all over the UK.  The theme of our meeting, geographical skills and fieldwork, was obviously a popular …

Primary Geography Subject Leader Network meeting, Gloucestershire

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With Term 4 now underway, it was time for our second Primary Geography Subject Leader Network meeting of this academic year, again held in situ at The Pavilion in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  My right wing for today was the fantastic Sandra Parker, Performance Advisor for the Education Outcomes and Intervention team at Gloucestershire County Council (GCC); her administrative and organisational skills …

Gloucestershire School Improvement (GLOSSI) Primary Geography Subject Leader Network Meeting (1)

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After several planning meetings via Zoom, it was time for Sandra Parker, LA Advisor, and myself to facilitate Gloucestershire School Improvement (GLOSSI)’s first Primary Geography Subject Leader Network Meeting of this academic year.  The Pavilion, close to Cheltenham town centre, provided the ideal venue for around 30 educational professionals to meet for a spot of networking and sharing of best …

Effectively sequencing geography and history provision: EYFS – Year 6 (David Weatherly Education)

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Twice within the space of a month!  It was, once again, time for some CPD for me, delivered as competently and enthusiastically as ever by David Weatherly and with a little help from Sheena Wright, an EYFS specialist. The theme of today’s CPD was ‘Effectively sequencing geography and history provision: EYFS – Year 6‘. After formally welcoming everyone and introducing …

‘Ensuring successful subject leadership in geography and history (EYFS to Year 6)’, David Weatherly Education

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Yet again, another engaging, inspiring and informative CPD event delivered by David Weatherly, with input from Sheena Wright too, yesterday.  Six and a half hours is a long time to sit at a screen and listen/watch, but David’s informal and chatty approach ensures that all are attentive and absorbed. Today’s training was a repeat of one that I attended earlier …

Geographical Association (GA) In the Know webinar series

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Today’s webinar was the second 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 …

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 2: Rivers and the water cycle)

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It was, once again, time for another ‘In the Know’ webinar; this week the focus was on ‘Rivers and the water cycle’, a theme frequently displayed on many whole school curriculum maps. Word seemed to have spread about the first successful webinar as we welcomed a few ‘newbies’ on board today.  If you have yet to attend one of the …

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 …