Countryside Classroom in action

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Visit a show!

Many events hosted by agricultural societies around the country have special provision for schools, children and learning, ensuring there is always plenty to do and see

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Royal seal of approval

Saturday 19th sees the wedding of the year, and The Wilderness Foundation has more to celebrate than most

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Advice and resources for farm visits

Make the most of your Open Farm School Day with our advice and resources

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Seasonal selection

Ten top resources for May and June, with a focus on biodiversity, habitats and wildlife

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Award for FTC founder

Congratulations to Louise Davies, founder of the Food Teachers Centre, who received the award for Outstanding Contribution to Design and Technology from the D&T Association in March

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The Country Trust at 40

This year sees The Country Trust celebrate 40 years of helping children with limited opportunities experience food, farming and the countryside

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New trail at Skelton Grange

New adventure trial and improved wildlife area now open for exploration

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International Carrot Day

Even carrots have their own special day, 4th April, and why not? Carrots are a significant UK crop, easy to grow in a school garden, and a healthy ingredient for many delicious recipes. Find out more with these Countryside Classroom resources

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London schools grow their own business

Garden Organic celebrate their 60th anniversary this year. Here's just one of their current projects

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Local School Nature Grants open!

Apply now for a chance to receive £500-worth of nature equipment

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Brogdale branches out

Brogdale Collections is famous worldwide for their 150-acre fruit collection, but their education department is working in some less expected areas too

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Seasonal selection

Ten top resources for March and April, reflecting spring lambing and the start of the growing season

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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.