Inspiration From Countryside Classroom

What has 2016 taught us?

Dan Corlett explains what the Countryside Classroom partnership has learnt in 2016 as a result of three guiding pieces of research carried out by the consortium. Importantly - what can you do in leading a movement?

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In the bleak mid-winter

Is winter really so bleak?

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What's the weather doing today?

Whatever the time of year, weather is a popular topic that can fit into a wide variety of curriculum areas.

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"The chicken and the egg": New Research from Countryside Classroom

New research on teachers' views and educational practice around food, farming and the natural environment

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How can I use farming topics in the classroom?

Food and the natural environment are popular topics in the classroom but how can teachers incorporate the subject of farming that ties these two things together?

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Celebrate harvest

What's harvest all about? Use resources on Countryside Classroom to investigate and celebrate this special time of year.

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Countryside Classroom is celebrating its first birthday!

Countryside Classroom is one year old. Help us to celebrate by using some of our exciting content!

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These pupils aren't sluggish!

Y7 pupils tackle a challenge set by a local farmer and on the way enhance their skills of research, team working and presentation. An example of collaborative working between a school, a farm and a research institute.

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Countryside Classroom partners are organisations that are committed to ensuring that all children have the opportunity to learn about and experience food, farming and the natural environment.

Members of the Consortium are able to exchange knowledge, expertise and networks, to collaborate in new ways and to address shared challenges.

Become a Contributor

Countryside Classroom is a single destination where teachers can find and access the resources, places to visit and people to ask that will support their teaching about food, farming and the natural environment.

We accept contributions from organisations or individuals who wish to share their content with schools.