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DVD resources to match draft Edexcel geography GCSEs

Pumpkin titles matched to draft 2016 Edexcel Geography GCSEs

With the new draft GCSE geography specifications having now been released its been an interesting read to see where the key changes and challenges lie in terms of content.

 

Teaching the geography of the UK

One of the key areas is an increasing spotlight on the geography of the UK, which presents an opportunity to look again at the way physical and human geography is taught in the UK.  

As the leading UK producer of video content for the teaching of geography at GCSE and GCE we have some fantastic UK based case study material in our catalogue, to help you in your teaching of UK landscape, population, economy and urban spaces. 

 

Geomorphic processes and landscape

Another key challenge is the increasing focus on geomorphic processes and landscape. With aerial footage, video case study illustrations and graphics of the key landforms and processes our materials can support the core conceptual and theoretical knowledge as well as providing text book examples for units of Rivers, Coasts and Glaciation. 

 

To order any of our titles on a 14 day preview:

Tel: 01179 240 250
Fax: 0560 209 6668
email: orders @pumpkin-interactive.co.uk
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Post: Pumpkin Interactive, 22a Backfields Lane, St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8QW

 

In this document we have outlined how our titles match the new Edexcel GCSE specifications. You will find the other awarding bodies covered in our other news posts. 

 

Edexcel Geography GCSE A

 

Topic 1: The Changing Landscapes of the UK

 

The UK’s Changing Landscape (available late 2015)

 

Glaciation: Process and Landforms

Using examples filmed in the UK, Iceland and the Alps, this DVD illustrates and explains the processes and landforms associated with glaciers.

 

Glaciation in the UK (available late 2015)

With specific reference to UK examples, this resource explores the erosional and depositional processes and landforms associated with glaciation.

 

Coastal Processes and Landforms

Taking a systems approach and using UK examples, this DVD illustrates and explains the coastal processes of erosion, transportation, deposition, weathering and mass movement that create coastal landforms.

 

Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

This resource looks at the processes that have created the Holderness coastline before discussing the challenges of managing and living with this changing coastline.

 

Managing the Dorset Coast

This DVD examines the sustainability and success of the strategies that have been put in place to manage Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

 

River Processes and Landforms

Memorable illustrations of erosional and depositional landforms are used to explain the processes or fluvial erosion, transportation and deposition and to show how they change throughout a river's course.

 

Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

Freak weather event or disaster waiting to happen? Explore the causes and impacts of recent flood events in the UK with this DVD that also considers the sustainability of a variety of hard and soft management strategies. 

 

 

Topic 2: Weather hazards and climate change

 

Climate Change

This DVD provides clear explanations of the processes that cause climate change and gets students thinking about the extent to which these are caused naturally or are the result of human activity. 

 

Tropical Storms

The physical processes the lead to the formation of a cyclone are clearly explained, and the impacts explored through extraordinary footage shot during and after Bangladesh's most recent cyclone. 

 

Topic 3 Ecosystems, biodiversity and management

 

Tropical Rainforests – currently under production (available 2016/17)

 

 

Topic 4: Urbanisation

 

Regenerating a City: the rebranding of Glasgow

Explore the redevelopment and rebranding of Glasgow from its economic and social decline to is present day rebirth

 

The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

Explores to what extent the Olympics has enabled East London to develop socially, environmentally and economically.

 

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

A fantastic case study for the study of rapid urbanisation in an LEDC this video examples the causes, impacts and management of rapid urban growth.

 

India’s Booming Bangalore

Known as the Silicon Valley of India, this resource considers the factors contributing to Bangalore’s success, the challenges of its rapid growth and the impact the new middle class is having on a traditional society. It then explores what is being done to improve transport, infrastructure and access to services.

 

Topic 6 Resource management

 

The Greening of Energy

The development of renewable energies can often be a cause of conflict. Examine the pros and cons of a variety of renewable energy sources with this title that draws examples from the UK, India and Europe.

 

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this title asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. 

 

Global Energy Security

With case studies from the EU, Iceland, China, India, Canada and the US, this resource examines what makes some countries more energy secure than others and what strategies can be pursued to improve security. 

 

Energy Security: India's Sustainable Solutions

This resource assesses the environmental impacts of two renewable energy options in India: Wind Power and Biogas.

 

Edexcel Geography GCSE B

 

Topic 1 Hazardous earth

 

Climate Change

This DVD provides clear explanations of the processes the cause climate change and gets students thinking about the extent to which these are caused naturally or are the result of human activity 

 

Tropical Storms

The physical processes the lead to the formation of a cyclone are clearly explained, and the impacts explored through extraordinary footage shot during and after Bangladesh's most recent cyclone. 

 

Tectonics:  Processes and Landforms

With examples from Montserrat, Haiti, Iceland, the Alps and the UK, this DVD provides explanations and illustrations for the processes, features and landforms that occur at different plate margins

 

Geohazards: Monitoring and Prediction

Filmed with scientists working on some of the world's most active plate systems, this resource examines to what extent geohazards can be monitored and predicted.

 

The Haiti Earthquake: Impacts and Responses

Using footage filmed straight after the 2010 earthquake and in the three years following, the resource explores the primary and secondary impacts of the quake and responses to them. 

 

Iceland: Living with Volcanoes

A fantastic MEDC case study, this DVD looks at why people live in volcanic regions, the impacts of the 2010 eruption and the responses to it, including the role of emergency planning and early warning systems.  

 

Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

Provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat’s recent volcanic activity and then assess the impacts of the continuing eruptions.

 

Topic 2 Development Dynamics

Emerging Superpower: India’s Booming Bangalore

Known as the Silicon Valley of India, this resource considers the factors contributing to Bangalore’s success, the challenges of its rapid growth and the impact the new middle class is having on a traditional society. It then explores what is being done to improve transport, infrastructure and access to services.

 

 

Topic 4: The UK’s evolving physical landscape

UK’s Changing Landscapes – currently under production (available late 2015

 

Coastal Processes and Landforms

Taking a systems approach and using UK examples, this DVD illustrates and explains the coastal processes of erosion, transportation, deposition, weathering and mass movement that create coastal landforms.

 

Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

This resource looks at the processes that have created the Holderness coastline before discussing the challenges of managing and living with this changing coastline.

 

Managing the Dorset Coast

This DVD examines the sustainability and success of the strategies that have been put in place to manage Dorset's Jurassic Coast.

 

River Processes and Landforms

Memorable illustrations of erosional and depositional landforms are used to explain the processes or fluvial erosion, transportation and deposition and show how they change throughout a river's course.

 

Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

Freak weather event or disaster waiting to happen? Explore the causes and impacts of recent flood events in the UK with this DVD that also considers the sustainability of a variety of hard and soft management strategies. 

 

 

Topic 5: The UK’s evolving human landscape

Population Change: Migration to the UK

Through the personal stories of individual migrants, this resource encourages students to think about the countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and socio-economic situations of the current wave of UK immigrants

 

Ageing Populations: Dorset a case study

Examine the issues surrounding the UK's ageing population with this resource that highlights the causes of the changing dependency ration and then looks in detail at the consequences

 

Regenerating a City: the rebranding of Glasgow

Explore the redevelopment and rebranding of Glasgow from its economic and social decline to is present day rebirth

 

The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

Explores to what extent the Olympics has enabled East London to develop socially, environmentally and economically.



DVD resources for draft OCR Geography GCSEs

With the new draft GCSE geography specifications having now been released its been an interesting read to see where the key changes and challenges lie in terms of content.

 

Teaching the geography of the UK

One of the key areas is an increasing spotlight on the geography of the UK, which presents an opportunity to look again at the way physical and human geography is taught in the UK.  

As the leading UK producer of video content for the teaching of geography at GCSE and GCE we have some fantastic UK based case study material in our catalogue, to help you in your teaching of UK landscape, population, economy and urban spaces. 

 

Geomorphic processes and landscape

Another key challenge is the increasing focus on geomorphic processes and landscape. With aerial footage, video case studies and graphics of the key landforms and processes our materials on rivers, coasts and glaciation can support the core conceptual and theoretical knowledge as well as providing excellent illustrations and examples.  

 

To order any titles:


Tel: 01179240250
Fax 0560 2096668
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk
www.pumpkin-interactive.co.uk

 

First up is OCR

OCR Geography GCSE A

Landscapes of the UK

UK’s Changing Landscapes – currently under production (available late 2015)

 

River Processes and Landforms

Memorable illustrations of erosional and depositional landforms are used to explain the processes or fluvial erosion, transportation and deposition and to show how they change throughout a river's course.

 

Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

Using examples filmed in the UK, Iceland and the Alps, this DVD illustrates and explains the processes and landforms associated with glaciers.

 

Glaciation in the UKcurrently under production (available late 2015)

With specific reference to UK examples, this resource explores the erosional and depositional processes and landforms associated with glaciation.

 

Coastal Processes and Landforms

Taking a systems approach and using UK examples, this DVD illustrates and explains the coastal processes of erosion, transportation, deposition, weathering and mass movement that create coastal landforms.

 

Holderness

This resource looks at the processes that have created the Holderness coastline before discussing the challenges of managing and living with this changing coastline.

 

 

People of the UK

Ageing Populations: Dorset a case study

Examine the issues surrounding the UK's ageing population with this resource that highlights the causes of the changing dependency ration and then looks in detail at the consequences

 

Population Change: Migration to the UK

Through the personal stories of individual migrants, this resource encourages students to think about the countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and socio-economic situations of the current wave of UK immigrants

 

 

Environmental Challenges

Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

Freak weather event or disaster waiting to happen? Explore the causes and impacts of recent flood events in the UK with this DVD that also considers the sustainability of a variety of hard and soft management strategies. 

 

Extreme Weather in the UK (available late 2015, case studies to include Somerset Floods, East Coast floods and destruction of Dawlish railway line)

Using the recent winter storms of 2013/2014 as a case study, this resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of temperate storms in the UK

 

The Greening of Energy

The development of renewable energies can often be a cause of conflict. Examine the pros and cons of a variety of renewable energy sources with this title that draws examples from the UK, India and Europe.

 

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this title asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. 

 

 

Ecosystems of the Planet

Tropical Rainforests – currently under production (available 2016/17)

 

 

People of the Planet

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

A fantastic case study for the study of rapid urbanisation in India this video examples the causes, impacts and management of rapid urban growth.

 

Emerging Superpower: India’s Booming Bangalore

This resource looks at how globalisation has contributed to the success of Bangalore in becoming India's "Silicon Valley", home to offices and call centres for almost every major world bank and electronics company. 

 

 

Environmental Threats to our Planets

Climate Change

This DVD provides clear explanations of the processes the cause climate change and gets students thinking about the extent to which these are caused naturally or are the result of human activity. Case studies of climate change provided from around the world. 

 

Tropical Storms

The physical processes the lead to the formation of a cyclone are clearly explained, and the impacts explored through extraordinary footage shot during and after Bangladesh's most recent cyclone. 


OCR Geography GCSE A

 

Global Hazards

Tropical Storms

The physical processes the lead to the formation of a cyclone are clearly explained, and the impacts explored through extraordinary footage shot during and after Bangladesh's most recent cyclone. 

 

Flooding in Bangladesh

Provides a strong visual example of the impacts of floods in an LEDC. It looks at the physical and human causes and emphasizes contemporary thinking about hazard events.

 

Flooding in the UK

Freak weather event or disaster waiting to happen? Explore the causes and impacts of recent flood events in the UK with this DVD that also considers the sustainability of a variety of hard and soft management strategies. 

 

Extreme Weather in the UK – currently under production (available late 2015)

Using the recent winter storms of 2013/2014 as a case study, this resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of temperate storms in the UK

 

Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

With examples from Montserrat, Haiti, Iceland, the Alps and the UK, this DVD provides explanations and illustrations for the processes, features and landforms that occur at different plate margins

 

The Haiti Earthquake

Using footage filmed straight after the 2010 earthquake and in the three years following, the resource explores the primary and secondary impacts of the quake and responses to them. 

 

Montserrat: Living with Volcanoes

Provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat’s recent volcanic activity and then assess the impacts of the continuing eruptions.

 

Iceland: Living with Volcanoes

A fantastic case study, that looks at why people live in volcanic regions, the impacts of the 2010 eruption and the responses to it, including the role of emergency planning and early warning systems.  

 

Geohazards: Monitoring and Predication

Filmed with scientists working on some of the world's most active plate systems, this resource examines to what extent geohazards can be monitored and predicted.

 

 

Changing Climate

Climate Change

This DVD provides clear explanations of the processes the cause climate change and gets students thinking about the extent to which these are caused naturally or are the result of human activity 

 

 

Distinctive Landscapes

UK’s Changing Landscapes – currently under production (available late 2015)

 

River Processes and Landforms

Memorable illustrations of erosional and depositional landforms are used to explain the processes or fluvial erosion, transportation and deposition and to show how they change throughout a river's course

 

Glaciation: Processes and Landforms

Using examples filmed in the UK, Iceland and the Alps, this DVD illustrates and explains the processes and landforms associated with glaciers.

 

Glaciation in the UKcurrently under production (available late 2015)

With specific reference to UK examples, this resource explores the erosional and depositional processes and landforms associated with glaciation.

 

Coastal Processes and Landforms

Taking a systems approach and using UK examples, this DVD illustrates and explains the coastal processes of erosion, transportation, deposition, weathering and mass movement that create coastal landforms.

 

Holderness

This resource looks at the processes that have created the Holderness coastline before discussing the challenges of managing and living with this changing coastline.

 

 

Sustaining Ecosystems

Tropical Rainforests – currently under production (available 2016/17)

 

 

Urban Futures

Challenges of Urbanisation: Inequalities in Bangalore

A fantastic contemporary case study for the study of rapid urbanisation in India this video examples the causes, impacts and management of rapid urban growth.

 

 

UK in the 21st Century

Ageing Populations: Dorset a case study

Examine the issues surrounding the UK's ageing population with this resource that highlights the causes of the changing dependency ration and then looks in detail at the consequences.

 

Population Change: Migration to the UK

Through the personal stories of individual migrants, this resource encourages students to think about the countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and socio-economic situations of the current wave of UK immigrants

 


 

Energy Futures: Is it the beginning of the end for Coal?

Can America and China move away from Coal?

In America, the increased production of gas and oil through shale reserves, means it is using less coal.  In fact the threat of legislation and low gas prices has already led to the construction of many new coal plants being suspended.  

However in China, which is by far the most important country for coal, producing and consuming more than 50 percent of the global annual total - there has been a massive growth in coal consumption.  However a slowdown is expected with many predicting that consumption may actually peak before the end of the decade or even earlier - especially with the prospect of a national cap and increasing concerns over air quality.  

This is just one of the Energy Futures case studies that is covered in our latest DVD on "Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear".  It also provides case studies from the US, China, India and the UK. 

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Clean and green or cause for conflict?

Wind Energy is the world's fastest growing renewable energy type and makes a significan contribution to the UK's energy needs.  In fact across a 24 hour period in October it generated more electricity than nuclear, while on the 19th October it broke the 20 percent of total power generation mark.  But although renewable energies can be seen as "clean and green", their development can often be a cause of conflict.  Examine the pros and cons of a variety of renewable energy sources with our title on The Greening of Energy.  Tidal, HEP, Wind, Solar, Biomass and Biogas are all considered.

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How is the geopolitics of Eastern Europe affecting energy security in the EU?

The clash between the west and the Kremlin over Russia's military action in the Ukraine, has led to the worst stand-off between both sides since the cold war. And the threat to energy supplies has accelerated calls for a move away from Russian Energy sources.  Find out what alternatives are being considered with our title on Global Energy Security.  It explores what makes some countries more energy secure than others and what strategies can be pursued to improve security.  With Video case studies that consider the energy security of the EU, as well as China, India, Canada and the US, this resource provides students with a wealth of contrasting examples.  And with new technology opening up previously untapped reserves, it asks what the potential risks and rewards might be.

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To get the latest news, expert opinion and teaching resources on geographical topics like energy security, energy futures and renewable energy join our @PumpkinGeog Twitter feed and Pumpkin Geography Facebook page. 

 

To order any of our titles:

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What are the rules to creating Comedy for the stage?

Comedy can be particularly hard to teach, even though for many drama students it seems to be a go-to genre.

There are the writings of John Wright, for instance, which can provide brilliant classroom aids, but for a practical subject such as Drama and Theatre Performance, there is only so much you can glean from a book. 

Being able to watch a video of a detailed practical workshop delivered by John Wright himself, in which he outlines some of the rules of creating comedy, can however really start to bring the process of creating comedy to life. 

Couple this with video clips of techniques and exercises from the playful and bawdy comedy group Spymonkey and the considered fastidious comedy of Tim Crouch and, according to Phil King, Chair of NISDA and Head of Drama at Bedales, Pumpkin Interactive's DVD, "Creating Comedy" provides not only be an invaluable aid to practical work, but also a potentially lesson-guiding resource.

Comedy generating strategies covered include: games and play, rhythm, timing and surprises, crossed objectives, double acts,  major/minor and creating comedy characters. 

This double DVD also includes examples of top-band student performances and ready-to-use teaching materials.

Creating Comedy, created by Pumpkin Interactive,  will help enforce that there are rules that underpin comedy and will hopefully point the way to more quality performances from your students when they come to devise examination pieces. 

To watch a preview of our title: Creating Comedy please follow this link

 

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If your movement isn't saying anything, don't put it in!

Are you finding that your drama students are just using physicality in their performances because they are told to and not because it adds a new dynamic or meaning to the performance?

Hattie Langdon from Colstons Girls School in Bristol,  thought our DVD: Creating Physical Theatre was extremely useful for teaching the skills she needed for her GCSE course:

''Personally, I think that this DVD is incredibly helpful when teaching ways you can use your body to create a whole new effect.''

''I would strongly recommend it to any other student who wants to be able to improve their physicality in their performances.''

Many students are often told they must use physical features to achieve the highest marks. However this can lead to a performance full of unconnected physical features without any meaning.

Our Creating Physical Theatre DVD teaches students how to create physical features with a purpose . In our DVD, Liam Steal teaches his students the importance of understanding the meaning of their physicality; 'The movement has to be saying something all of the time, and if not, don't put it in.'

Hattie Langdon told us; 'My favourite section is the description of 'taking the body to pieces' and then reforming it to create an alternative movement which I found entrancing to watch.''

She went on to say; ''I think that this DVD would be especially useful for high achieving GCSE students who are thinking about carrying on drama in the future and want a new way in which to push themselves and improve their overall performance.''

Our Creating Physical Theatre DVD includes the opinions and strategies of many professionals in the dramatic industry with a range of techniques and footage of these physical theatre pieces included.

For further information on this product and to read reviews and watch a short preview, please go to:

 

All DVDs can be bought direct from Pumpkin:

By Post: Pumpkin Interactive, 22a Backfields Lane, St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8QW

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Create outstanding lessons with our digital video clips

Planning ahead for next year?  Make your lessons outstanding with our award winning specification matched geography videos that will captivate your students and enrich their learning.

 

Provide students with memorable, up to date case study material from around the world with our collection of 28 geography film resources.

 

Our physical geography collection provides students with the very latest thinking on the processes shaping the land. Rivers, coasts, tectonics, glaciation and climate change are all covered through the use of video case studies, animations, graphics and expert interviews.

 

Give your students access to contemporary thinking about hazard events. Filmed in a variety of locations, from Montserrat and Haiti to Iceland and Bangladesh, our videos on volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and flooding encourage students to draw insighful comparisons about the degree of vulnerability and risk between MEDC and LEDC countries.

 

Bring globalisation to life. Complex geographical theories and concepts are made more accessible with our films as they are explored through the narratives of real people. Using film clips can really help bring a subject to life. Watching a child worker in Bangladesh talk about their living and working contitions means students gain a deeper understanding than by just reading a textbook.

 

And our titles on tourism will encourage debate in the classroom and ensure students develop key analytical skills, as they seek to weigh up the different opinions and positions held by the variety of stakeholders interviewed in each film.

 

GA Conference special offer:

10% discount if you order before end of May

 

All DVDs can be bought direct from Pumpkin:

By Post: Pumpkin Interactive, 22a Backfields Lane, St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8QW

By Phone: 01179 240250

By Fax: 0560 2096668

Email: orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk

 

You can view our full geography catalogue online: http://www.pumpkin-interactive.co.uk/collections/geography

 

 

New videos on cold environments and climate change

What makes Chamonix such a great case study, why the Met Office says drought in Africa is linked to climate change, and the final title in our physical processes series...

 

The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges 

The honeypot site of Chamonix in the Alps is a fantastic synoptic case study that provides case study material relevant to so many units, including: Tourism, Energy, the Avalanche hazard and Fragile Environments. We have just got back from Chamonix where filming while negotiating the ski slopes proved no mean feat, but at least we got to see first hand the social, economic and environmental challenges faced by the region when huge numbers of tourists flood into the area at this time of year. Our video resource explores the variety of activities in the area, including tourism, HEP and farming. It examines their impact, the conflicts that arise between them and how they can be sustainably managed within the context of a fragile environment and climate change. Examples of eco-tourism are provided and the risk from avalanches assessed.

 

Glaciation: Processes and Landforms 

It’s not always easy for students to really understand the processes that have shaped the UK’s glaciated landscapes. But by using footage of Icelandic and Alpine glaciers, this DVD provides really clear explanations for and illustrations of the impacts of ice on the land both here in the UK and in cold environments abroad.

 

Climate Change

Use this resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world. The impacts of climate change can be quite hard to see in the UK, but as our fantastic footage from the Arctic, Greenland, Iceland, Africa, the Alps, Bangladesh, India and China shows, it’s all too much of a reality for the poorest and most vulnerable. The DVD also provides clear explanations of the processes that can cause climate change and gets students engaged in the debate about the extent to which these are caused naturally or are the result of human activity. 

 

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With physical processes taking centre stage in both the new GCSEs and the proposed GCEs...have you got the best resources to delivery the new specifications

The challenge is to provide students with up to date, relevant case studies that reflect the changing nature of geography in the 21st Century.

With memorable examples drawn from around the world, including Iceland, Haiti, the Alps, Montserrat, Bangladesh, Nepal, Africa and the UK our DVDs cover the key themes of rivers, coasts, tectonics, glaciation and climate change.

Filmed within the last 12 months, the animations, graphics, film and expert interviews provide fantastic explanations and illustrations of the processes and landforms that shape our world. Particular attention is given to the opportunities, challenges and sustainable management of these unique landscapes.

And because our films are researched, filmed and produced by geographers you can be confident they deliver the key geographical concepts - perfect for specialist and non-specialist teachers alike.

And the photo annotation exercises, exam style questions, DMEs and many other activities that accompany the video material, mean you’ll also be saving precious preparation time.

Get 10% off any of our titles, or buy 5 or more and save 20%

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Pumpkin's drama titles endorsed by Edexcel

Edexcel endorse Pumpkin Drama titles 

 

Creating Physical Theatre: The body in performance is a double DVD set that provides inspiring ideas, strategies and methods for adding physical dimension to performance.  It includes interviews, live footage and workshops filmed with leading theatre companies including: Liam Steel (formerly of DV8), Sankai Juku and Goat Island.

Endorsed for:

Edexcel GCE Drama and Theatre Studies, Unit 1 and Unit 3

Edexcel BTEC firsts in Performing Arts: Physical Theatre Performance

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 National in Performing Arts (various units)

Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma and Level 5 HND Diploma in Performing Arts (various units)

 

 

 

Artaud: Practical Approaches to a Theatre of Cruelty . This double DVD set contains a wealth of separate resources and provides fantastic tools to bridge the gap between theory books and performance.  Explore the life and ideas of Artaud in a 25 minute biography that looks at how the two are meshed and merged to create the work we know as the "Theatre of Cruelty".  Provide your students with performance clips of both original theatre production and modern interpretations of Artaud's text and visionary ideas.  Shown alongside excerpts from Artaud's writing, these illuminate the link between theory and practice

Endorsed by Edexcel for

Edexcel GCE Drama and Theatre Studies, Unit 1

Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Performing Arts (various units)

Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC Diploma and Level 5 HND Diploma in Performing Arts (various Units)

 

 

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OCR endorse Pumpkin's coasts and rivers geography DVDs

With a return to a more traditional geography, and a greater focus on physical processes being seen across both the updated National Curriculum and the new GCSE geography specifications, its great news that Pumpkin has received endorsement from OCR for the first in our new series on physical geography.  

In 2012 we set out to produce a series entitled "Dynamic Lands".  We have looked in turn at each of the following key physical themes... Rivers, Coasts, Tectonics and Glaciation.  The result - resources that provide a fantastic in-depth look at the processes and landforms that shape our world.  Particular attention has also been given to understanding the opportunities and challenges offered by these unique landscapes, how they can be managed sustainably, and the role of hazard risk management.  

The following titles have now received endorsement from OCR

 "River Processes and Landforms" 

Endorsed by OCR for OCR GCSE Geography B and OCR GCE Geography

 

 

"Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury"

Endorsed by OCR for OCR GCSE Geography B and OCR GCE Geography

 

 

"Coastal Processes and Landforms"

Endorsed by OCR for OCR GCSE Geography B and OCR GCE Geography

 

 

"Managing the Dorset Coast"

Endorsed by OCR for OCR GCE Geography

 

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