Local Authority   Date Venue

West Midlands

March 7th

Harvestfields Centre, Sutton Coldfield B75 5TJ

Worcestershire and Herefordshire

March 8th

Elim Conference Centre, West Malvern WR14 4DF


March 9th

Bowden Hall Hotel, Gloucester GL4 8ED


March 27th

Bampton Heath Golf Centre, Northampton NN6 8AX


March 28th

The Castle, Hertford SG14 1HR


April 19th

Alfreton Hall, Church Street, Alfreton DE55 7AH

East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Humberside

May 8th

Hallmark Hotel, Ferriby Road, Hull HU14 3LG


May 9th

Rufford Park Golf and Country Club, Newark NG22 9DG


May 11th

Rothley Court Hotel, Leicester LE7 7LG

West and South Yorkshire

May 22nd

The Fairway, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 4LS

North West England

May 23rd

The Anderton Centre, Chorley PR6 9HG

North West England

May 24th

The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington WA2 7NE

North East England

June 14th

MacDonald Linden Country Club, Morpeth NE65 8XF


June 15th

Keswick Country Hotel, Keswick CA12 4NQ


Geography Training Events 2017-2018

Mastery in Geography: EYFS – Year 6

This day will explore how the key principles of mastery can be applied to Geography in order to improve pupil outcomes.  As in previous years the programme will be practical and interactive.  All colleagues will leave with a number of fully documented and resourced enquiries exemplifying mastery to use immediately in their schools.

Key Aims 

All colleagues will leave able to:

  • Understanding the core principles of mastery learning;
  • Recognising how mastery approaches to learning can contribute to improving pupil outcomes in Geography;
  • Aware of how pupils make progress in Geography and able to plan their curriculum accordingly;
  • Having trialled and evaluated a number of geographical enquiries EYFS – Year 6 which exemplify good practice in mastery learning in Geography;
  • Confident and inspired to design their own key question led enquiries which adopt a mastery approach and support pupils to think like geographers;
  • Able and self-assured to lead colleagues to improve provision and outcomes in Geography in their schools.

Conference Outline

  • 08:45 – 09:15   Refreshments on arrival and registration
  • 09:15 – 10:00  Applying the principles of mastery to Geography – an overview
  • 10:00 – 11:15  Mastery principles into practice – EYFS and Key Stage 1
  • 11:15 – 11:30  Refreshments
  • 11:30 – 12:45   Mastery principles into practice – Lower Key Stage 2
  • 12:45 – 13:30  Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:45  Mastery principles into practice – Upper Key Stage 2
  • 14:45 – 15:30  Key messages and next steps in school (refreshments during this session)

How to Book

  • Course details and booking forms have been posted to all schools in the local authorities in the locality of the conference venues – have you seen yours?
  • E mail for any course details and a booking form to