Friday 4th – Sunday 6th June 2021 at £226 per student

Friday 16th – Sunday 18th July 2021 at £226 per student

The cost of this course is VAT exempt, including in-course transport to field sites. Lunch on the first day is not included, but is on the final day. Staff are charged at half the student rate plus VAT, 1 staff member per school.

During this course schools with low student numbers can join together to cover geography content and skills required for the NEA, your students will not collect their independent data for NEAs.

Staff at half the student price plus VAT.

Due to safeguarding reasons we are unable to let adult learners attend these courses.

Example Timetable

Day 1


Arrive Midday
  • Welcome tour and lunch.


Place in Dorking

This is a great opportunity to discover a variety of ways to measure aspects of human geography. Construct your own study to rehearse selecting compatible variables and considering how to process the resulting data.


Methodology and Evaluation

How to write a methodology: A session on recognising why those techniques were used and which aspects of the study each addressed, identifying strengths and limitations of a technique.

Day 2


(How to) geolocating data.

An introduction to geo-locating data and how to create a Survey123 which will allow later work in ArcGIS.


Coastal processes

A focus is given to why this part of the coastline is a suitable area for study. Fieldwork will predominantly examine the effect of physical processes and how these are influenced by coastal management.


Skills session – stats analysis

Physical: consider how to deal with quantitative data and which statistical test applies to which context. Carry out an appropriate test on yesterday’s coastal data.

Day 3


Skills session – data presentation and stats analysis

Follow through the process of transferring data to ArcGIS (or Digimaps) and manipulating it to illustrate spatial patterns. Support your spatial patterns putting this into practice by carrying out a statistical test and/or a coding workshop.


Added value of this course

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

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