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Just advertised today! Closing Date- 3rd May.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join an an amazing department that is a three times recipient of the Geographical Association 'Secondary Quality Mark' Centre of Excellence.

There are six teachers in the department and Geography is a very popular option at both Key Stage 4 (GCSE) and A Level. All students follow discrete Geography at Key Stage 3 and currently there are 11 teaching sets in Key Stage 4 and over 35 students at AS/A Level. Uptake for September is strong at both Key Stages and attainment and rates of progress are excellent. In 2015 the A*-C pass rate at GCSE Geography was 90%.

The department is well-resourced and will be following the Eduquas Specification B at GCSE and AQA A Level from September 2016. The department is committed to excellent teaching and learning and wider curriculum opportunities with the subject associations, the Princes Teaching Institute and local universities. Fieldwork and outdoor learning are an important part of the curriculum and there are currently fieldwork plans in place for the forthcoming examination cycle including a residential fieldtrip to Iceland.

Have a look at the job advertisement and become part of our exciting team! 


This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work in a highly successful, three times awarded GA Secondary Quality Mark- Centre of Excellence. The role will be supporting the Subject Leader for Geography and would suit an aspiring Subject Leader and excellent classroom practitioner.
Closing Date: Monday 18th January (10.00am)

Job vacancies and job seekers / Maternity Cover- Hove
« on: April 21, 2015, 07:35:25 PM »
A three times GA Centre of Excellence and Global Expert Centre
Want to work with us?i

Job vacancies and job seekers / Geography Teacher
« on: January 24, 2014, 06:14:56 AM »

There is a job advertised for a Teacher of Geography at Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Hove
A very strong department in an 11-18 school with large numbers of students opting for Geography
Three times GA Secondary Quality Mark Centre of Excellence and now a Global Learning Expert Centre.
On line at the school website and in the TES


Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Hove- A GA Secondary Quality Mark 'Centre of Excellence'


An unexpected vacancy created by the resignation of a part-time member of staff. The post is full time as the department is highly successful and expanding in student numbers.

The Geography Department is a twice recipient of the GA Secondary Quality Mark 'Centre of Excellence'  and is a lead department within the Prince's Teaching Institute and the Brighton area.

General Discussion / Who's in Derby later this week?
« on: April 01, 2013, 12:03:13 PM »

Anyone else in Derby for the GA Conference later this week?

General Discussion / Margate
« on: February 14, 2013, 09:01:25 PM »

Thinking of doing some urban rebranding/ coastal fieldwork in Margate.
Does anyone have any links or resources please? 

General Discussion / Google Education Apps
« on: January 15, 2013, 08:52:21 PM »

Had a talk this evening about developing ICT across the school and the way forward? Is anyone using Google Education Apps in their school?

Any thoughts? advice?

General Discussion / Fieldwork in Cambridge
« on: November 21, 2012, 06:02:02 AM »

Does anyone do fieldwork in Cambridge that could share their ideas or resources?

General Discussion / Coastal Erosion Fieldwork
« on: October 13, 2012, 04:17:28 AM »

We are just planning our Year 10 controlled assessment for the new WJEC Spercification B GCSE and have chosen the coastal erosion option.

Does anyone have any Geography controlled assessment/ fieldwork visit sheets that they could share with us ftom any coastal location. We would like to apply the ideas and techniques to a stretch of the Sussex Coast.


General Discussion / BTEC Level 2 and 3 Travel and Tourism EDEXCEL
« on: October 01, 2012, 07:03:00 PM »

Anyone do this at their school- need some resources to support a colleague who has just started delivering this.
Can anyone help?

General Discussion / National GCSE, AS and A Level pass rates
« on: September 15, 2012, 06:31:24 AM »

Does anyone know where I can obtain the national GCSE, AS and A Level data for summer 2012. This includes the percentage of students achieving each grade in all subjects. Want to make comparative statements for departmental SEFs.

I had a link last year and now can't find it.

General Discussion / 'Drop In' Observations
« on: September 04, 2012, 07:57:50 PM »

Not really geography, but more learning and teaching. What do your school call SLT drop-in lesson observations
Anything different to 'Drop In'???

General Discussion / Happy Holidays
« on: July 19, 2012, 08:40:36 PM »

 Last day tomorrow for some of us still struggling on. Just wanted to say 'Happy Holidays' to everyone and a really big thank you for all the ideas, collaboration, information and virtual friendship that SLN has provided again this academic year.


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