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Sally Trusselle posted a discussion

Grade descriptors

Hi. Does anyone have any detailed level descriptors for the new AQA gcse - we are wanting to report in sub grades (so +,-, =) so need to split the the descriptors from the board so we can use from y7. Thanks!
4 hours ago
Sally Trusselle is now a member of Geographical Association Network
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Eleanor Kiff is now a member of Geographical Association Network
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Antony Rhodes replied to Paul Stephenson's discussion AQA Resource Sharing
"Hi I will be starting the AQA course in September would you add me please thanks. my e-mail is antony.rhodes@parklane.calderdale.sch.uk"
Thursday
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Thursday
Harriet Brookes posted a blog post

Critical thinking training

We're working with British Council to provide free training in critical thinking. Its completely free and we can come and run the course for you and your colleagues in your school. Plus there's even £3000 worth of funding up for grabs if you…See More
Thursday
Francesca Gil replied to George Budd's discussion New Edexcel GCSE
"francescagil@live.co.uk Thank you!"
Wednesday
Profile IconFrancesca Gil and Andy Murphy joined Geographical Association Network
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Grade descriptors

Hi. Does anyone have any detailed level descriptors for the new AQA gcse - we are wanting to report in sub grades (so +,-, =) so need to split the the descriptors from the board so we can use from…Continue

Started by Sally Trusselle in Sample Title 4 hours ago.

AQA Resource Sharing 139 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 Antony Rhodes on Thursday.

New Edexcel GCSE 39 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 Francesca Gil on Wednesday.

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.

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Critical thinking training

We're working with British Council to provide free training in critical thinking. Its completely free and we can come and run the course for you and your colleagues in your school. Plus there's even £3000 worth of funding up for grabs if you complete the course in Autumn

What are you waiting for?

Interested? Find out about the free training here >>> http://bit.ly/2bYqErZ

And more about the programme in general here >>> http://geography.org.uk/projects/critical-thinking-in-geography/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 22, 2017 at 12:00

Fieldwork survey

The GA Fieldwork and Outdoor Learning Special Interest Group have created a survey to find out how best to help teachers plan, deliver and develop their fieldwork offer. Got a minute to help? bit.ly/fieldworksurvey 

Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 20, 2017 at 10:07

Get involved with the GA Annual Conference 2018!

Want to be involved in #GAConf18? The deadline is looming so get your session proposal in now >>> http://bit.ly/2r9q0PG

Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 19, 2017 at 14:46

Investigation on UN Sustainable goals

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I hope this is helpful. Any feedback gladly received.

Posted by Paul Spear on June 14, 2017 at 22:34

UN sustainable goal investigations

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Hello everybody - again I thought I had uploaded this ages ago but it appears I didn't.

I hope this is helpful.

Any feedback is gladly received. I will try to upload more but I don't seem to be having much luck getting them to upload.

Posted by Paul Spear on June 14, 2017 at 22:23

Royal Meteorological Society free training

The Royal Meteorological Society are running a free online course for everything you need to know about weather. Find out more here >>> https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/come-rain-or-shine

Posted by Harriet Brookes on June 13, 2017 at 14:21

GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group Conferences

The GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group is organising two conferences that include talks from experts on the new A level and GCSE specifications. The afternoon sessions will feature forums involving exam boards.

Location and price

Repton School, Derby - Monday 26 June 2017
Charterhouse School, Godalming - Wednesday 28 June 2017

£65.00 GA Members / £95.00 Non-members

Refreshments and lunch are included in the price. Maintained schools and academies are invited to join the conference.

Find out more and book at >>> http://geography.org.uk/getinvolved/committeessigs/independentschoolssig/

Posted by Harriet Brookes on May 23, 2017 at 15:16

Fieldwork survey

Have you got a minute to help out our Fieldwork and Outdoor Learning Special Interest Group with their survey? It would really be appreciated!

bit.ly/fieldworksurvey 

Posted by Harriet Brookes on May 17, 2017 at 16:23

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