25 May 2024
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Geography Club in the Spring

Geography Club went outdoors to study the woodland in the spring. 

9 February 2024
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Humanities reward artists for their postcard designs

Talented Priory pupils put pen to paper to design a Humanities rewards postcard.

21 December 2023
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Year 7 pupils line up their models to impress Geography teachers

Pupils were praised as ‘extremely creative’ as the annual Geography Contours Competition enjoyed record entries!

17 July 2023
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A Parisian adventure

A group of 45 pupils, along with five staff, set off for Paris. The three-day coach trip began shortly after school with a giddy group of Year 7 and 8 pupils.

9 July 2023
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Year 8 take in the wonders of Windermere

It’s that time of year again where the Geography department take Year 8 to Bowness on Windermere to carry out enquiry fieldwork.  

6 July 2023
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Mr Watters to retire after 29 years at Priory

Lead Geography teacher Mr Watters, one of Priory’s longest serving members of staff, will leave at the end of this term after 29 years at Priory

25 June 2023
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Paris-Belgium June 2023: The Daily Journal

Forty four pupils have set off for Paris and Bruges accompanied by Mr Watters, Mrs Elliott, Miss Makinson, Mrs Whalley, Mr Faulkner and Mr Kenrick.

31 March 2023
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Icelandic adventures

The group of 70 pupils and 7 staff set off in the early hours of Thursday morning for a five day adventure to Iceland.

7 March 2023
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GCSE Geography Liverpool field trip

The Geography department took their Year 10 classes to Liverpool for a compulsory field trip as part of their GCSE studies.

7 December 2022
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Earth shattering time for Year 8 Geography

Mrs Kursitis' Year 8 classes have been creating earthquake proof buildings this week.

7 November 2022
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Whole school sponsored walk

As we head towards our 70th anniversary celebrations, on Friday 11 November, the school will take part in a sponsored walk to raise funds to develop the Assembly Hall and stage.

2 November 2022
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GCSE Geography pupils have a field day at Wycoller

During the last week of half term, the Geography department took four groups of GCSE pupils out to Wycoller, near Colne.

1 July 2022
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London calling - at last!

After two years of waiting, Priory's Year 9, 10 & 11s finally set off on their trip to London and Paris on Wednesday.

5 May 2022
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Year 11 Helmsley Residential Trip

A Year 11 group of 30 pupils travelled by minibus for a superb long weekend to a wonderful youth hostel at Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

11 February 2022
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GCSE Geography have a field day in Liverpool

The Humanities Department has taken four different GCSE Geography groups to Liverpool to complete a wide range of urban fieldwork studies.

10 February 2022
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Humanities get work rewarded with new postcard

There will be new Humanities rewards postcards sent out next term!

13 December 2021
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Year 7 mark their lines in Geography

The Year 7 pupils have been using cardboard, wood and paper to make contour models in the annual geography competition.

17 November 2021
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Design the Humanities' praise postcard

Would you like the chance to have your design put in print as the new Humanities praise postcard?

14 October 2021
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Meet the teacher - Mrs Kursitis

Mrs Kursitis has travelled the world to boost her geography knowledge – and is now sharing it with the pupils at Priory.

1 October 2021
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An 'AA' trip to remember

This week has seen around 80 Year 11 students consolidating their classroom learning with their compulsory Geography field trip to Heysham and Morecambe.  

15 July 2021
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A fantastic day out!

Year 10 Geography field trip: Wycoller. Written by Emily B, Erin W, Laura B, Violet S & Olivia D (Year 10)

29 June 2021
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Water way to end the term

Year 9 and Year 10 Geography pupils have had the opportunity to complete the first of their fieldwork skills trips by visiting the Wycoller Beck and investigating river theories studied in class. 

5 May 2021
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Geography are writing river-ting poems for their GCSE

Year 10 have been studying rivers as part of their GCSE course and preparing themselves for their adventure out on compulsory fieldwork in the coming weeks.

23 February 2021
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Year 8 Geography: A cracking good job!

This week Year 8 have started their new topic of Plate Tectonics.

22 October 2020
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Geography's all a big game to year 7 pupils

Year 7 pupils were playing games in Geography – with a twist as they learnt about the movement of water within the Earth and the atmosphere.