Useful links for fieldwork

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Educational visits - Useful links for fieldwork

A collection of resources to help organise fieldwork. These include mapping, advice and free CPD units to inspire you about locality learning.

My Risk Assessment

  • Paula Owen’s presentation lesson template for a lesson on risk assessment based on the ideas in her article

Health and safety advice

  • Latest government advice and also check your LA and school policies.

Gegraphy .org

  • Educational charity committed to supporting the teaching of high quality geography and fieldwork

CPD unit 1

CPD unit 2

  • Free CPD units to inspire you about locality learning

Field Studies Council

  • An environmental charity helping people to be inspired by and to understand the natural world

Useful mapping sites

Google maps

  • With Street View facility, useful for checking out exact routes around your school

Bing maps

  • With a variety of mapping styles and birds’ eye view

Google Earth

  • Allows you to zoom into locations and see 3D buildings and terrain