𝐈𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐆𝐞𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐚 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥?
𝐈𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐥𝐝 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐆𝐞𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐚 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥? Geography is frequently taught as a part of humanities in many schools. Yet in most leading British schools Geography as a discrete subject is part of the core curriculum in Years 7 to 9. Pupils heading to boarding school in Britain may find themselves at a disadvantage when they sit down for that first geography lesson. A Minerva tutor can provide valuable key geography skills and familiarisation with syllabus content.
𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐚 Geography teaches pupils to present data in many ways. Pupils with experience of selecting from different types of graphical presentation - scatter graphs, comparative, compound and divergent line graphs, pie charts and pictograms - will be well-placed to benefit from both fieldwork and classroom learning.
𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐩𝐡𝐢𝐜 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬 Ideally, pupils should arrive at their senior school with a range of map skills ready to develop their knowledge of synoptic charts, located proportional symbol maps, flow lines, desire lines and trip line maps.
𝐑𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐎𝐫𝐝𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐒𝐮𝐫𝐯𝐞𝐲 𝐦𝐚𝐩𝐬 Amongst the skills that pupils should possess are the description and annotation of graphical and visual resources such as outline maps and sketch maps. Overseas pupils may not be familiar with studying Ordnance Survey map extracts, of the British Isles, which are used at a range of scales.
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