School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Raising Attainment in Primary Geography

Discover simple but effective strategies to support children’s development as Geographers in this engaging, practical CPD course. Explore how you can develop pupils' love of the subject, drawing on other subjects but also informing them - without compromising on standards. Explore ways to build a unique but successful Geography curriculum that conforms to Ofsted's new framework.

  • Games & practical approaches
  • Embed vocabulary
  • Bring your curriculum in line with Ofsted principles
  • Explore "Greater Depth" in Geography
1 day
£265 + VAT
9:15 - 15:30
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About this course

Raising Attainment in Geography provides an overview of the knowledge and skills that children need to become successful Geographers. This powerful one-day CPD course examines this key Foundation subject, demonstrating how to support all children to develop skills, knowledge, curiosity and a depth of understanding.

You will discover a range of proven strategies that can engage children in Geography, empowering them to ask and answer complex Geographical questions.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Understand how Geography might fit into Ofsted's new framework for a 'broad and balanced' curriculum.
  • Find out how to use Geography to inform other curriculum areas without lowering your standards in this key Foundation subject.
  • Discover a range of proven strategies that can engage children in Geography, empowering them to ask and answer complex Geographical questions.
  • Unpick the concept of 'Greater Depth' in Geography.


This course is appropriate for primary schools.

  • Teachers & TAs - KS1 & KS2
  • Subject Leaders
  • Senior Leadership Team


What teachers say about this course

"Excellent! A very informative and useful training day. It will help me with my action plan for the next year and the new Ofsted Inspection Framework".  Nicola Breslin, Geography & History Lead, St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School

"A really engaging day. I found the trainer to be inspirational and feel further equipped to develop geography at our school!" Gail Evans, Geography Lead, Franche Primary School

"A really informative and interactive course that has given me lots of excellent ideas to take back with me and share with staff!" Gemma Casburn, Geography Leader, Britannia Primary School

"All relevant to me as Geography Lead. Lots of ideas / approaches to planning and learning relevant to our school. James was a fantastic leader of the course - totally engaging with superb subject knowledge." Rachael Porteous, Geography Lead, Skerne Park Academy

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • Face-to-face at COVID-secure venues across England on the dates below. Please click here to see our COVID-19 update.
  • Via livestream on the dates below - accessible from home, from your school, or anywhere with an interconnected device.
  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
Available anytime
Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.
Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
11 January 2023
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.

Courses at venues

30 September 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
09 January 2023
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
10 January 2023
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
12 January 2023
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
13 January 2023
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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