Preparing students for GCSE fieldwork exams

Who this course is for

Teachers of GCSE geography

Course dates and locations

Manchester – Tuesday 6 February 2018 
London - Tuesday 20 February 2018

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Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.

GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £215
Non-member: £290*

GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £235
Non-member: £310*

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Course overview

This course focuses on preparing students for the fieldwork component of the new GCSE specifications. Relevant to all specifications, it will suggest practical strategies for writing-up, revising and assessing fieldwork.

Aims and outcomes

  • Discuss what quality geography fieldwork looks like at GCSE
  • Explore practical strategies for writing-up, revising and assessing fieldwork
  • Share good practice, ideas and resources to prepare students for their exams

Course programme

09.00-09.30: Arrival and refreshments

09.30-11.00: Session 1 - Planning quality fieldwork experiences at GCSE

11.00-11.15: Break

11.15-12.30: Session 2 - Preparing students for the exams: write ups and revision

12.45-13.15: Lunch

13.15-14.15: Session 3 - Preparing students for the exams: structuring assessment

14.15-14.30: Break

14.30-15.15:Session 4 - Sharing good practice

15.15-15.30:Next steps



Rebecca Kitchen, Secondary Curriculum Leader, Geographical Association.

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