Is OPEN EVENING approaching?

Is it time to refresh a few displays?

I have dedicated a large portion of my time over the last few years to revamping our department displays, so here are photos and a small blurb as to the focus.

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Picture 1: Where will Geography take you?

This displays demonstrates a variety of wonders our world has to offer, intending to spark student curiosity.

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Picture 2: Why study Geography?

This display gives a summary of  the skills and careers possible to a Geography student, brilliant when linking to GCSE and A-level options.

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Picture 3: Speak like a geographer

This display highlights the importance of using geographical terminology in the correct context to strength knowledge and understanding. See previous blog post HERE!

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Picture 4: KS3 and KS4 homework calenders

Click HERE for previous blog post.

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Picture 5: Welcome to Geography

A welcome display showcasing some iconic human and physical landscapes.

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Picture 6: AQA GCSE Geography Homework

The entire years homework tasks are put on display in the corridor, as well as Google classroom. The aim to reduce students asking teachers and developing their independence.

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Picture 7: Geography Map Skills

Due to a shift in new GCSE reforms, Geography skills need to be at the forefront of our diverse subject. The display offers ‘how t’o advice for each map skill, with both visual and written step by step instructions.

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Picture 8: Geography Command Words

This display showcases the demand of challenge for each command word in line with GCSE specifications.

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Picture 9: How to structure a geographical enquiry

This display outlines the enquiry process from start to finish when conducting a geographical enquiry.

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Picture 10: Geographical words

Designed as a key word display, but developed further through the use of images for each word, accessible to SEN and EAL students.

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Picture 11: Progress framework for Geography

In line with new age related expectations published by the GA, demonstrating progress throughout their learning experiences from Year 7 to Year 11.

See previous blog post HERE!

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Picture 12: What … pupils think of Geography?

Pupil voice is a powerful tool, so why not display students opinions of Geography for all visitors, staff and students to see.

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Picture 13: Geography idols

I think every department should have a display dedicated to the legend that is David Attenborough. The amount of shows he has produced that are used in classroom every year is untrue!

Celebrity geographers is also a great way to highlight those who have studied Geography and how they have used their skills and knowledge to pursue various careers.

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Picture 14: Map of the world

No Geography classroom would be complete without a world map, painted with blackboard paint for use in lessons as a resource. Not just a display….

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Picture 15: GCSE Assessment Objectives

Great to highlight the new AO’s for GCSE specifications. Whilst surrounded by example exam questions, students will soon become aware of what the question is looking for.

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Picture 16: KS3 Geography homework 

Various tasks for various topics – Key Stage Three students love variety and choice.

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Picture 17: Evolution of a Geographer

If you think about the skills geographers need to become successful – this is a great way to showcase to students the skills they will develop over the course of their learning journey.

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Picture 18: Geography fieldwork

Again, what better way to highlight fieldtrips than a display.

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Picture 19: How to be a good geographer

This display speaks for itself.

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