If you can’t come to us maybe we can come to you, with our outreach packages our expert staff will come to your school. Working in your school grounds or local area your tutor will ensure that your students get a hands-on learning experience in a Covid-secure way.  

The day will help prepare students for the A level independent investigation, by looking at fieldwork skills such as sampling and methodologies, as well as allowing students to trial a variety of fieldwork data collection methods suitable for physical fieldwork investigation titles.

The day will enable students to begin to develop the skills needed to undertake the Independent Investigation worth 20% of the A Level.

What’s included in Outreach Physical GeoSkills?

  • Teacher guidance documents and Objectives
  • Fieldwork day with one of our expert tutors in your school grounds or local area (within walking distance from school)


£32 per student (minimum cost £295)

If you would like to extend this course we have the following digital Enhancement Modules available:

Example Timetable

This course usually runs from 10am-3.20pm (with 30 minute set up time from 9.30am), but times can be adjusted to suit your group. Your session will start with an introduction to the day, aims and objectives. Throughout the day we will undertake fieldwork, collecting data appropriate to the topic. We will break for lunch, before continuing with our fieldwork. Depending on the day and the specific times of your visit we may include some data presentation and analysis and we will end the day with a summary including drawing conclusions and limitations. Please note that specific activities for your group are subject to change. We go out in all weathers and seasons and will tailor the content of the day accordingly.

How this course fulfills the specification

AQA: 3.3 Geography Investigation
Edexcel: Non- examination assessment: Independent investigation
Eduqas: Component 4: Independent Investigation
OCR: Component 04/05: Investigative Geography
WJEC: Unit 5: Independent Investigation

Added value of this course

  • Develop personal skills
  • Have fun
  • Be inspired by a passion for the subject

Why Choose FSC?

  • Expert tuition by fully trained staff

  • Stunning locations across the UK

  • Outstanding curriculum knowledge

  • Rigorous health and safety procedures

  • Support before and after your visit

  • Free places for visiting staff