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Leading Primary Geography

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This section contains information and resources on your role and responsibilities, exemplar policy and ideas for teaching CPD.

Leading a staff meeting

There’s a real need for you to enthuse colleagues and offer them some ideas about geography. Here are a few manageable, ready-made activities which will help to get you started at staff meetings.

Leading a Staff Meeting (95k)

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End of year review of geography unit

This questionnaire has been designed to help the geography co-ordinator make improvements to the subject work for the following year.

End of Unit Review Questionnaire (53k)

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Long term plan

This plan for delivering geography from Year 3 to 6 includes environmentally themed days as additional enrichment. A summary of the work (including units on weather, settlements, journeys, distant places, the school environment, rivers, the local region, water and mountain environments), shows continuity and progression and main links to other curriculum units.

Long Term Plan (101k)

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Subject audit - Geography

This audit sheet enables you to evaluate your colleagues' perceptions, experiences and awareness of geography.

Subject Audit Questionnaire (53k)

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Primary Geography Quality Mark

The Primary Geography Quality Mark is an award for primary schools who wish to achieve recognition for quality and progress in geography leadership, curriculum development, learning and teaching in their school. The process of applying for the PGQM alone can significantly improve geography within your school. To find out more about the award, visit the PGQM area.

If you'd like to chat to other primary geography co-ordinators and subject leaders, why not join the Geography Champions Ning to participate in online discussions and find out about face-to-face meetings in your area.


(Updated 22.07.09)

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As a newly appointed geography subject leader these items were very helpful !

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