Inspiration From Countryside Classroom

Celebrate harvest

Tuesday 4 October 2016 9:39am

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!

Friday 30 September 2016 11:36am

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!

Wednesday 14 September 2016 1:29pm

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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Display autumn colours | competition giveaway!

Friday 26 August 2016 11:11am

A garden can be a lucky dip of autumn treasures such as berries. If a quick scout around shows you are in luck then capture the moment with a temporary collage showcasing the autumn's colours and textures.

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A visit from a mobile farm

Thursday 14 July 2016 3:09pm

Find out what happens when your playground is transformed into a farm yard with a visit from a mobile farm.

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Get set for Healthy Eating Week 2016

Thursday 9 June 2016 11:39am

The best healthy eating resources for Healthy Eating Week 2016, 13-17 June.

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Talking about Open Farm Sunday in the classroom

Thursday 2 June 2016 4:37pm

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit a farm this weekend. If your pupils have been inspired by a farm visit, build on their experience with these resources and activities.

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Why are farms open on Sunday?

Thursday 2 June 2016 3:47pm

Sunday 5th June is Open Farm Sunday, an annual event where farms all over the country welcome the public onto their land to find out more about farming. Frances Harris looks at why they do it.

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