June 16, 2017 at Birmingham, United Kingdom in Birmingham.
This practical course will support key stage 1 teachers in developing their planning and practice for geography in the 2014 National Curriculum. It will support your subject understanding and the development of outstanding practice within the subject: looking in particular at fieldwork, locality studies and resourcing. It will look briefly at skills, including mapwork, progression and assessment, and the subject’s contribution to the wider curriculum.
GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £200
*Includes course fee and one year’s GA membership for your school to Primary Geography.
Aims and outcomes
-Gain an understanding of how to plan for outstanding and inspiring Geography with young children, in response to National Curriculum 2014
-Consider opportunities, issues, activities and progression in local fieldwork
-Explore activities, issues and approaches to studying localities, both local and in distant places
-Become familiar with phase specific resources that support high quality Geography teaching.
09.00-09.30: Coffee and registration
09.30-11.00: Session 1 – The geography curriculum at KS1
11.00-11.15: Refreshment break
11.15-12.45: Session 2 – Getting started with primary fieldwork
13.30-15.30: Session 3 – Exploring localities, near and far
Equipment required – Please bring appropriate outdoor wear for this course
To book and for more information visit: http://geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/gettingstartedwithprimary/
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