Well-planned and safely run fieldwork can benefit students’ learning and personal development. Positive fieldwork experiences may also encourage students to continue their geographical education to Key Stage 4 and beyond.
We can help you with top tips for running successful fieldwork, information about health and safety guidelines, ideas and resources for running fieldwork in your local area and beyond, how to link your fieldwork to GIS and other technologies, training and CPD and much more.
The value of fieldwork
Find out about skills progression in fieldwork, National Curriculum requirements and more
Advice for planning fieldwork experiences, inclusive fieldwork and fieldwork on a budget
Health and Safety
No field trip should be undertaken without first ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all those involved
View our online catalogue of fieldwork resources
Alexander Awards Summer School
An exciting opportunity for A Level and Higher Studies students to undertake a range of fieldwork tasks to develop their confidence in using geographical skills
Fieldwork grants for schools
Grants to support school fieldwork and expeditions, and innovation in teaching geography at secondary and higher education level
The Society would like to thank consultants Chloe Searl and Andrew Dimberline who have contributed widely to the material found on these school fieldwork pages.