EY & Primary Resources
Find out more about geography and the global dimension. Help pupils think about the local and the global and the connections between the two. The course also includes case studies from primary schools on Project Amazonas and One Hen.
This new title in the Primary Teachers' Toolkit series helps you explore the landscape, climate and culture of Australia with Key Stage 1 pupils. The book contains eight lessons with starter, main and plenary activities, accompanied by supporting resources including activity sheets, PowerPoints and photo sets.
In this unit of work, pupils were introduced to the Lincolnshire coastal town Skegness. Through field visits and classroom activities, the pupils learned about coastal environments, erosion and sea defences. They also learned about life in a contrasting locality, tourism, human and physical processes and map skills.
Find out how students at St Peter's Smithills Dean CE Primary School in Bolton got to know their local area better by going on a field trip, talking to historians, drawing maps and creating a huge 3D model of Barrow Bridge. The project pages contain background information, a downloadable unit plan, samples of the students' work, photographs and videos.
Download dozens of ideas for exploring the local area, how to create a playground river, a coastal erosion mystery, advice on creating a geography policy, a parents' helpsheet and much more! GA members only
These pages provide support for non-specialist primary geography co-ordinators and subject leaders. You'll find information and resources about your role and responsibilities, a staged plan for taking over as geography co-ordinator, tips on what should be in your subject leader's file plus book reviews, weblinks and activity ideas.
A list of associations and other organisations that provide specialist support for a range of subjects.
The Register of Research in Primary Geography pages contain dozens of published papers on research into primary geography education.
Download 16 fun ideas for using an inflatable globe with your class. Don't forget you can now purchase a globe from the GA Shop priced £4.99 / £3.99 GA members.
Find out more about the GA's Early Years & Primary Phase Committee who are responsible for promoting and supporting primary geography.