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I am a secondary school Head of department and I love to teach engaging, vibrant and interesting lessons. I try to inspire students with what greets them when they come into my classroom and try to move away from the chalk and talk teacher at the front lessons and make learning interactive and fun!

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I am a secondary school Head of department and I love to teach engaging, vibrant and interesting lessons. I try to inspire students with what greets them when they come into my classroom and try to move away from the chalk and talk teacher at the front lessons and make learning interactive and fun!
CPD - Raising attainment and achievement in Boys, gender imbalances
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CPD - Raising attainment and achievement in Boys, gender imbalances

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This keynote training presentation works specifically at engaging boys in learning in lessons, establishing rapport, improving behavior and understanding preconceptions about boys and achievement of boys in the UK. The presentation is interactive so staff will be expected to participate and the training should last around an hour. This training works really well at engaging staff in understanding the gender gap and ideas on how to engage boys in lessons. Has been used at whole school and departmental level.
Sustainable communities, BedZED and Egan's wheel (includes homework) - Eduqas WJEC GCSE (Theme 2)
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Sustainable communities, BedZED and Egan's wheel (includes homework) - Eduqas WJEC GCSE (Theme 2)

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This lesson follows on in the sequence of Theme 2 regarding population and urban change. Student consider what a sustainable community is with a mini revision picture task and then look at eco-towns using BedZed as an example with a video link. Keywords are referenced and embedded into the power point before Egan's wheel is introduced in the form of a jigsaw task. Students then have to evaluate their local area using Egan's wheel and make comparisons about the sustainability of the local catchments areas. Homework sheet with wheel attached also.
MNC's - Nike and Tata steel, growth, location, advantages and disadvantages. AQA and Eduqas
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MNC's - Nike and Tata steel, growth, location, advantages and disadvantages. AQA and Eduqas

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Students learn about the key terms associated with MNC's (TNC's) and where they are distributed globally and the reasons why. Students apply their knowledge to Nike as a case study using the large task sheets and the information hand out. Then students complete the information on Tata steel for homework and how MNC's can also impact on the UK. Questions on the homework sheet are structured from AO1-3.
Africa - Scheme of work
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Africa - Scheme of work

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This resource fully covers the National Curriculum criteria for the study of Africa in addition to many of the Geographical skills requirements of the NC framework. The Scheme of work has big research questions broken down into smaller Learning Intentions for a lesson by lesson approach in addition to questioning suggestions and assessment criteria and suggested activities. Accompanying lessons are available. There is a student friendly rubric to follow the lessons and the assessment criteria.
Weather & climate, aspect, altitude, depressions and anticyclones (Eduqas and AQA)
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Weather & climate, aspect, altitude, depressions and anticyclones (Eduqas and AQA)

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Lesson, resources and homework all included. This is a double lesson that has a range of activities with all resources attached in addition to homework tasks that cover exam technique and retention. Students learn and apply their understanding of anticyclones and depressions with application to real life examples. This is lesson is in a sequence of lessons for this topic so please see other resources in the series.
Water security and management- Double lesson with case studies, homework (Development AQA , Eduqas)
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Water security and management- Double lesson with case studies, homework (Development AQA , Eduqas)

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This is a double lesson with homework for both lessons that embeds content and exam practice. This lesson covers the following: Water security and scarcity Water footprints Case study on water management in South Africa (Lesotho Highlands) Rain harvesting Over abstraction in India There are task sheets and work sheets throughout and I have provided notes for any case study materials.
Revision activity booklet Rivers, Tectonics and Living World AQA A GCSE
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Revision activity booklet Rivers, Tectonics and Living World AQA A GCSE

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This is a learning booklet that can be used as cover or as a homework booklet to accompany the physical units or Paper 1 for Geography AQA. This booklet was designed specifically for students that had missed large sections of the course or for students to complete for homework to mirror the lesson. It was mapped against AQA A Geography scheme of work.
Climate change - Maldives (SIDS) Eduqas and AQA Vulnerable coasts/ coastal hazards
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Climate change - Maldives (SIDS) Eduqas and AQA Vulnerable coasts/ coastal hazards

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This lesson considers how Climate change is impacting small island developing nations (SIDS) as a detailed case study. Students follow the lesson to understand the key terms and then apply their knowledge to a case study on a summary sheet with additional notes to assist them in their answer. The case study sheet is structured to encourage students to complete a variety of exam skill such as explain and justify as well as basic AO1/4 skills. There is also an examination question which can be used as a shared planning exercise or as a homework activity.
Coasts (sand dunes and transects) field work booklet Eduqas and AQA
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Coasts (sand dunes and transects) field work booklet Eduqas and AQA

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This booklet has the hypothesis, method, geographical application of a transect, instructions, equipment list and recording charts for students to complete this task in the field. Students can use this for any suitable location where there are sand dunes and there is also a vegetation analysis chart that has been added for species identification purposes.
Q & A booklet of all topics for Component 2 - Geography flashcard revision questions
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Q & A booklet of all topics for Component 2 - Geography flashcard revision questions

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This booklet contains question and answer for all of the topics that are contained in component 2 for Eduqas and also suitable for AQA GCSE Geography. The following topics are covered: Climate change Extreme weather (Hurricanes and Drought) Extreme weather in the UK (anticyclones and depressions) Ecosystems and biomes Managing ecosystems (tropical rainforests and semi-arid grasslands) Development gap Development continuum Aid and management Health and development Regional development - North South divide This booklet was used to distribute to parents in order to assist parents quiz their child to revise, parents that did not attend were sent the packs home (I have included the instructions on the front). These booklets are also used for students to test each other and make their own flash cards. There is a booklet for component 1 also - please see my shop.
Rock types and the rock cycle
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Rock types and the rock cycle

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This lesson considers the main rock types and students complete and make a comparison pyramid to display in the classroom or in their books. Students then examine the rock cycle and have a variety of key terms and phrases to include in how rocks change shape and state as they journey through the cycle. There is also a homework task to consolidate learning.
Geography GCSE Assessment objectives, marking and assessment exercises
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Geography GCSE Assessment objectives, marking and assessment exercises

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This literacy mat breaks down the assessment objectives for students for Eduqas Geography (but is similar to AQA and EdExcel AO's so would need a slight tweak). There are suggestions of how students answer each command words and how to respond to different question types. On the back of the mat there are the key words associated with Theme 1 but this is adaptable for the unit that is being delivered. There is also a course overview. Students should have these sheets A3 on their desk ideally laminated so that they can be used with whiteboard pens when completing exam questions as a class or as a walking talking mock.
Q & A booklet of all topics for Component 1 - Geography flashcard revision questions
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Q & A booklet of all topics for Component 1 - Geography flashcard revision questions

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This booklet contains question and answer for all of the topics that are contained in component 1 for Eduqas and also suitable for AQA GCSE Geography. The following topics are covered: Distinctive landscapes River landscapes, landforms and flooding Coastal landscapes, landforms and processes Urban and rural links Urban challenges and sustainability Rural challenged and sustainability UK population including ageing populations Coastal vulnerability Coastal management (with case studies) SIDS and LECZ’s with case studies This booklet was used to distribute to parents in order to assist parents quiz their child to revise, parents that did not attend were sent the packs home (I have included the instructions on the front). These booklets are also used for students to test each other and make their own flash cards. There is a booklet for component 2 also - please see my shop.
Drought in California  (2 lessons and HW) - Extreme weather high pressure Eduqas and AQA
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Drought in California (2 lessons and HW) - Extreme weather high pressure Eduqas and AQA

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This lesson contains the full planned lesson (covers two lessons) to explain the cause of droughts in California with a series of resources and activities for students to complete. There is also a clip to show and a variety of map and data handling exercises including the homework activity. There is also a case study task sheet that works best with the information resources and printed as A3. All resources are included.
Human activity in a Savanna ecosystem (Semi arid grassland) Eduqas and AQA
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Human activity in a Savanna ecosystem (Semi arid grassland) Eduqas and AQA

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This lesson is two lessons worth of teaching if lessons as 1 hour in duration. The lesson covers the issues with human intervention such as farming and water extraction as well as climate change. Students focus on Lake Chad and the Great Green Wall of Africa as named examples as well as grass roots strategies such as managing water gulley's. Students also look at the issues associated with GM crops and the lessons have exam questions throughout. All materials for both lessons and the lesson are provided.
Social development - Malaria and HIV, Malawi, sub-Saharan Africa with case studies and exam homework
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Social development - Malaria and HIV, Malawi, sub-Saharan Africa with case studies and exam homework

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This lesson considers the issues associated with malaria ad HIV/AIDS in Malawi sub-Saharan Africa, both case studies are delivered separately and there are materials for both. Students examine the reasons for the patterns in the health, the issues with the spread of the diseases and management at local and global scales. Students then complete an examination question for homework and link in other information that they completed about Malawi as part of their response. See shop for previous lessons in this sequence or to purchase as a bundle.
China Population and Geography Skills
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China Population and Geography Skills

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This is a two part lesson that follows on from the Introduction lesson and the second lesson inn the scheme of work. Students have the opportunity to understand more about the population of China and population pyramids. In addition students learn skills of completing a chloropleth map and make comparisons between China's population and the UK over time. This lesson is the preparation for the 'One Child Policy'.