Category Archives: Resources

New GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide

A new GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide has been published by Edexcel, produced in association with the Field Studies Council, the Geographical Association and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). This Geography Fieldwork Guide is designed for use by … Continue reading

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First Aid Friends Programme for Schools: KS1 and KS2

http://www.discoverytraining.org/first-aid-friends/The First Aid Friends Programme has been written and developed by Emma Gaskell & Sarah Moses of Discovery Training (Yorkshire) Ltd: It provides a carefully planned developmental opportunity of learning through which children acquire knowledge and life skills in First … Continue reading

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The Expedition – Educational Resource

The Expedition role play activity – the Royal Scottish Geographical Society. The Expedition follows the story of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1916 led by Sir Ernest Shackleton. However, the resource does not reference names, specific locations or the year. … Continue reading

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YHA Familiarisation Visits – YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby, YHA Eyam – Free of Charge

Forthcoming familiarisation visits from the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby and YHA Eyam as follows. These events are free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to … Continue reading

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Safer Adventures: Managing the risks of adventure travel

BS 8848 is the British Standard for organising and managing visits, fieldwork, expeditions and adventurous activities outside the UK. The Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) was on the British Standards Institution (BSI) technical committee that … Continue reading

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Meadow Resources from Plantlife UK

Latest information on free resources and information from Plantlife UK:  At Plantlife we are excited to see the knowing of common plants highlighted in the new curriculum and we hope that our developing bank of meadows resources will not only help … Continue reading

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Wild About Plants – Bee Scene Free Educational Resources

Information from Plantlife.org.uk: We are delighted to let you know that during 2014 Plantlife will have free hard copies of  Bee Scene educational resources to distribute to primary schools. The resources support an investigation to discover whether a local green space … Continue reading

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Barnsley Museums, Galleries & Country Parks: Educational Visits

Barnsley Museums consist of 5 sites – Cooper Art Gallery, Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre, Worsbrough Country Museum & Country Park, Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens and Elsecar Heritage Centre. For the 2013/2014 academic year, we are offering … Continue reading

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Free Lesson Plans from RSPCA

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) provides free lesson plans for teachers along with supporting resources, materials and worksheets, all downloadable from their web site. There are currently more than 90 lesson plans available supported … Continue reading

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The History Bus – Subsidised Coach Travel to English Heritage Sites

English Heritage are providing subsidised coach travel to their sites for school visits until 31 March 2014 in recognition that the cost of transport is a significant barrier for some off-site educational visits. In addition, entry to English Heritage sites … Continue reading

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