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Coming up: Our 3 part 'Developing Subject Leadership in Geography' Training...

Geography can be one of the most exciting and exploratory subjects in the curriculum. From asking geographic questions, acquiring geographic resources and collecting data from a range of sources, children develop a better understanding of the world they are part of. The training course devised covers all of the above and more! It aims to support new subject leaders and also those who have been in role longer to enrich and develop their subject knowledge and leadership across their school.  

Session Coverage Includes:

Session 1: Wednesday 15th January 2020 – 9am – 3:30pm

Understanding and interpreting NC expectations

Assessment – How do we assess? What do we use? What do we consider?

How to evidence knowledge, understanding and skills

Exploring forms of monitoring in Geography and practices to use


Session 2: Wednesday 4th March 2020 – 9am – 3:30pm

Geography in the classroom – practical teaching strategies and activities

(this would draw upon evidencing and assessment from the first session)


Session 3: Wednesday 10th June 2020 – 9am – 3:30pm

Fieldwork activities for all year groups

Risk assessments – what/why?

Sharing and exploration of resources

Fieldwork – An opportunity for you to take part in an exciting field trip!

Emma White - a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society

Following the completion of a BSc (Hons) Geography degree and the publication of her dissertation research, Emma trained as a Secondary Geography teacher, gaining her QTS through a PGCE course. She worked for several years in the secondary setting, supporting the Geography Head of Department in planning and curriculum design, whilst carrying out the role of Year 8 Progress Leader. Looking for a new challenge, in 2014, Emma took up the role of Geography Subject Leader at Curwen Primary School, where she worked on developing the geography curriculum across the school. In 2017, the school was awarded the prestigious Gold standard Primary Geography Quality Mark, one of only 8 schools internationally to achieve the award that year. Geography continues to be a passion of Emma’s. She maintains close links with the Geographical Association and in early 2018 she was made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

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Session cost: £195 per delegate per session and all three session for £485