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Question 5 Hazards Assessment Material that I created

Test & Mark Scheme I created for my Year 12's.  Not…See More
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Paul Stephenson replied to Paul Stephenson's discussion AQA Resource Sharing
"Hi everyone, I have just added another 10 people! Can people please try to upload at least 1 thing before the end of the year.  Otherwise there is no point of the group! Cheers Paul"
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andrew lockley replied to George Budd's discussion New Edexcel GCSE
"That would be fantastic  - thanks alockley7@gmail.com"
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Ben commented on richard cato's group New KS3 planning
"Just wanted to know if anyone had any new KS3 resources they are willing to share. Looking to update my KS3 SOWs. "
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Ben replied to George Budd's discussion New Edexcel GCSE
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Question 5 Hazards Assessment Material that I created

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Started by Amanda McCallum in Sample Title on Thursday.

AQA Resource Sharing 134 Replies

Hi,I have just set up a Dropbox to share resources for the NEW AQA Geography spec.  If anyone wants to join/contribute then let us know and I will add you.PaulContinue

Tags: Dropbox, Geography, AQA

Started by Paul Stephenson in Sample Title. Last reply by Paul Stephenson on Thursday.

New Edexcel GCSE 32 Replies

HelloI have set up a OneDrive folder with about 10GB of shared resources in for the new Edexcel GCSE course.I am teaching the Human paper, so that's what's there now.I would welcome any additions…Continue

Started by George Budd in Sample Title. Last reply by andrew lockley on Tuesday.

New GCSE AQA 13 Replies

We will be following Aqa next year- first year with Aqa. We are looking for schools who would be able to collaborate and share resources for the course

Started by Gayle in Sample Title. Last reply by Dylan Nancholas-Scrievner Mar 18.

Full time permanent teaching vacancy in Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Please can I draw your attention to a vacancy for a full time Geography teacher at Altrincham Girls’ Grammar School in Trafford, Greater Manchester?The school is an Ofsted rated “Outstanding” girls’…Continue

Started by mikelo in Sample Title Mar 4.

New WJEC AS spec. 3 Replies

I was wondering if anyone has got to grips with the new spec. I would be interested in sharing lesson ideas / resources, especially for the human elements.

Started by Sharon Davies in Sample Title. Last reply by Piers Miller Dec 12, 2016.

AQA - A-level New Spec 6 Replies

Hi All,Just researching the new changes to A-level spec for AQA - has anybody started looking at a SOW or overall plan of action with the new spec.ThanksMattContinue

Started by Matthew Lowe in Sample Title. Last reply by Elizabeth Wilson Nov 16, 2016.

Frederick Soddy Trust

See Early Years and Primary Group for details - as awards are for secondary too. £250 - 850  Apply by Jan 18 2017Continue

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Why should you take part in the Connecting Classrooms programme?

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 16, 2017 at 10:52

FREE training in critical thinking now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 10, 2017 at 12:30

Impacts of the AS/A-Level Reforms – Cambridge Assessment Research Study

Are you a Head of Department at a school or college offering AS or A levels?

Researchers at Cambridge Assessment are undertaking a research study to understand how the current reforms to AS and A levels are affecting schools and colleges.

If you are a HoD, then take part in their survey to share your views. It will take approximately 15 minutes and you’ll be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win a £100 Amazon Voucher.

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Posted by Harriet Brookes on March 3, 2017 at 10:09

The NEW Handbook of Secondary Geography is now available to order!

The NEW Handbook of Secondary Geography is now available to order!

This handbook provides a rich source of advice and reference on all aspects of geography teaching in secondary schools in the UK. It has been written for Heads of Department leading the subject in their school and for all teachers of geography from those beginning their career to those with more experience. It also speaks to a wider audience, particularly those active and interested in geography education. 

Order yours now: http://bit.ly/2l34y81

Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 21, 2017 at 14:38

Free critical thinking training now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on February 10, 2017 at 13:30

Free critical thinking training now available

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on January 13, 2017 at 20:30

Voting for the GA Journal Awards is now open!

Have your say in the GA journal awards! If you're a member of the GA, we want to hear which journal articles you've enjoyed the most this year.

There are some really great nominations this year. Vote for your favourite article at http://geography.org.uk/journals/awards/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 20, 2016 at 10:27

FREE training in critical thinking now available for geography teachers

We’re working with the SSAT to provide training in critical thinking and problem solving for geography teachers. This is a FREE course and gives primary and secondary teachers the knowledge and approaches they need to effectively integrate the teaching of core skills in their classrooms.

For more information and online booking visit: http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/free-training-package-in-critical-thinking/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on December 9, 2016 at 11:30

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