Geography package

Bring the great outdoors to life

Overview

Bring the great outdoors to life with our popular KS2 Geography packages. Pupils have an ideal opportunity to carry-out fieldwork as covered in the National Curriculum whilst really getting hands-on with the world around them.

Our locations are ideally suited for making the most of England’s human and physical land forms and our packages offer a host of educational activities including: detailed work on map skills, navigation work, GPS trails, river investigations, river stream studies and tourism.

You can be confident that our experienced staff will guide your pupils to make the most of all the sites of interest that are on our doorstep, plus thanks to the location of our hostels no additional travel or transport costs will be required during your residential which helps make our packages great value for money.

Activities

May include (subject to availability and location):

  • GPS trails
  • Guided walk
  • Map work
  • River studies
  • Village studies

Per person, per night* (ex VAT)

Learning outcomes of the Geography package

To demonstrate the ability to listen and act accordingly to instructions.

To demonstrate the key personal skills of resilience and self-motivation.

To show an awareness and understanding of environmental issues and the impact that we can have both as individuals and as communities at a local, regional and national level.

To have the opportunity to collect primary field data and demonstrate the ability to measure, record and present field work for a variety of human and physical features.

To demonstrate an understanding of the use of maps, with particular reference to OS maps including the use of symbols, scale and both four and six figure grid references.

To begin to understand the use of compasses include the eight core directional points and where applicable begin to understand the use of other devices such as GPS.

To begin to gain an understanding of a variety of human and physical features including rivers, mountains and different settlement types.

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Hostel which offer the Geography package

Exterior of YHA Castleton

Castleton, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 8WB

Beds: 156

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£12.50

Per person, per night* (ex VAT)

YHA Malham

Malham, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 4DB

Beds: 81

Stay from

£12.50

Per person, per night* (ex VAT)

Geography package