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UK Geographical Skills Challenge 2018, held at Birkenhead School on Friday 7th December 2018

A Geographical Skills Challenge featuring a number of universities and commercial geographical companies setting challenges to 14 teams of 4 students each

Aims

To engage students in geography, promote its study at university and highlight its context in the commercial world

Background

An inspirational, new, Head of Geography at Birkenhead School

Resources

Location and staffing, including use of Sixth Form Geographers, provided by Birkenhead School. Resources for the challenges provided by either Birkenhead School or the companies running the challenges (Lancaster University, Sheffield University, Liverpool University, Digimap, Prdnance Survey, RSPSoc)

Impact

An increase in individual students' geographical skills and an appreciation of their commercial relevance. 

Pupil Involvement

Year 9

Frequency

Annually