Roll of Honour
Here we celebrate the work and achievements of teachers and students from around the county.
Helen Young RGS-IBG Ordnance Survey Award winner 2010
Congratulations to Helen, a geography teacher at The Friary School, Lichfield. She has been instrumental in the integration of ICT and GIS in this and her previous schools. Her website, www.geographygeek.co.uk , has a large following of teachers who benefit from numerous free resources for classroom use. She has also developed GIS materials for educational publishers. Read all about the awards and winners www.rgs.org/AboutUs/Medals+and+Awards/Medals+and+Awards.htm
Simon Jenkins from Alleyne's High School
Simon Jenkins, was a Y11 student at Alleyne's High School in Stone, when he was chosen to represent GB in a National Geographic Society World Championship in Budapest; Simon was in a GB team of just three. Simon was chosen after six students went to Malham Tarn at Easter, by invitation of the GA, as quiz winners of the GA Worldwise Challenge. Simon subsequently studied geography at Durham University and may well become
The Alleynes team and their teachers with the other GA Worldwise Challenge winners.
Miles Smith from Endon High School
Miles Smith a Year 7 at Endon High School, won the Junior category of the RGS Young Geographer of the Year competition. Miles and his teacher Russell Cartlidge, went down to London for the ceremony and prizegiving over half term hosted by Tom Avery, the youngest person to reach the North and South poles. Miles won various prizes including an OS map of his postcode area turned into a jigsaw and the school won a weather station. He had taken part in an essay-writing competition. All top set Year 7 wrote essays on "Is the UK in 2005 overpopulated?" Snippets from Miles' essay are in this month's Geographical magazine and in full on the Geographical website.
SLN Geography extends our warm congratulations to Sister Mary Henry
Sister (President of the N Staffs Branch of the GA) with her Certificate of Outstanding Service presented by President Jeremy Krause. Allan Dodd (Chair of the N Staffs Branch far left), Bob Jones (Sec of N Staffs Branch) . Well deserved.
Those of you in the Avery Hill Network will know Peter. He deserves this BECTa award.
Peter was instrumental in setting up his own school site http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/nelthorp/room8/intra/geograph/intro.htm and of course www.averyhill.org.uk
This page last updated 03 April 2012