Date(s) - 04/04/2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
How to plan a great Geography curriculum which gives rich learning opportunities, offers well-structured progression and ensures National Curriculum coverage.
This session will look at how great Geography can be organised across all the year groups in a primary school, ensuring rich and engaging opportunities for learners; clear and well-structured progression and appropriate support and challenge. This includes questions about vision and intent, summative and formative assessment.
For primary participants, it will not only help your school be Ofsted-ready, but even more importantly help you provide all your pupils with a meaningful, thoughtful and pleasurable experience of the world that will fire their curiosity.
For secondary participants, it will give you a sense of how the subject is organised in primary settings and an opportunity to engage with primary colleagues so as to help enable seamless progression across all phases.
About the facilitator:
Ben Ballin is a Primary Geography Specialist and a member of the Primary Geography Editorial Board. Ben is an experienced teacher and trainer who leads Primary Geography networks in the West Midlands and London. He has written teaching materials for the Geographical Association, the RGS (with IBG) and the online Primary Geography website Oddizzi. In 2019, he created a Primary teaching atlas for the publisher TTS. Ben has recently led CPD on Geography planning for the OTSA and in March recorded a popular OTT podcast on climate education.
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