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The Secondary Geography Quality Mark

Posted on: September 12, 2017

The Geographical Association (GA) is delighted to announce the Secondary Geography Quality Mark (SGQM), has been awarded to Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy in September 2017. 

The SGQM is a prestigious award which recognises quality and progress in geography leadership, curriculum development and learning and teaching in schools. All the award winners undergo a rigorous moderation process, and the team of assessors were hugely impressed by the manner in which all are continuing to embrace new and innovative approaches to teaching geography.

The SGQM recognises student attainment, progress and achievement in geographical knowledge, understanding, values and skills, and sets expectations about the quality of teaching in geography. It promotes effective subject leadership and management, helping subject leaders raise the standards of geography in their schools.

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