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    Primary Geography Conference
    by Karen Falcon - Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 4:09 PM
     

    The primary geography conference is taking place in the afternoon of Tuesday 22nd January. It is going to showcase and explain geography planning and work from KS1 and KS2. The afternoon will be a mix of whole group sessions and small group sessions focusing on high quality geography teaching.  

    If you would like to book onto the conference please contact Sara Rowe at Sara.rowe@hants.gov.uk. 

     
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    Isle of Wight Primary Geography Network
    by Karen Falcon - Thursday, 1 November 2018, 9:11 PM
     

    A successful afternoon on the island looking at

    1) how teachers can use the atlas and Google maps to help children become fluent with their geography skills,  vocabulary and locational knowledge.

    2) how teachers can assess, show progress and track children in geography.

    Ultimately it is all about ...

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    Skills leading the way
    by Karen Falcon - Monday, 29 October 2018, 9:03 PM
     

    We are currently developing a Primary Curriculum that is based upon countries and skills with the content being taught through each county. This curriculum model allows children the opportunity to return to geographic vocabulary, skills and concepts every two years and embed the skills of a geographer. 

    Find out more through the network meetings and the primary planning course taking place in June. 

     
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    Geography Moodle+ resources
    by Karen Falcon - Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:49 PM
     

    Four new resources have been added to Moodle+ :

    1. Volcanoes and Earthquake Medium Term Plan.

    2. Teaching activity - similarities and differences.

    3. Where am I - KS1 and KS2.

    Log in and have a look.

     
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    Primary Network Meeting
    by Karen Falcon - Monday, 8 October 2018, 11:57 AM
     

    We had a great primary network meeting with the Fareham and Gosport group last week exploring how we can train our children's eyes to look, observe and make patterns and connections. Great fun playing games using the atlas and Google maps that we can use with our children to improve their fluency with the their local area and the world.

    There are still spaces on the networks around the county to join in with the learning.

    https://learningzone.hants.gov.uk/learningzone/course.aspx?courseid=53585


     
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    Take a look at our Geography offer for Summer and Autumn 2018
    by Karen Falcon - Thursday, 15 March 2018, 1:41 PM
     

    Planning for Progression in Primary Geography: This is a practical course to support your plan for primary progression in a way that is appropriate for your school.

    GEOG1847 - 13 June 2018

    Geography Network Meetings: These meetings provide support for Heads of Department and geography ...

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