Teachers and farmers came together to find out how to incorporate history into activities both on the farm and in the classroom. Lots of ideas are included for in the classroom and outdoors.
Sheep worrying is something we hear about occasionally through the media but we don't usually know much about it or even take much notice. Yet sheep worrying has a devastating effect not only on the animals but also on the farmers who care for them. Produced by Farming And Countryside Education in partnership with Farmers Guardian and the National Sheep Association, "Take the Lead" provides a package of educational information and activities so that pupils can learn more about sheep and their important role and use some of the fun resources before being introduced to the topic of sheep worrying. We hope that in this way children will become ambassadors for “Take the Lead”, spreading the message to friends and family of the importance of keeping dogs on the lead when out walking near sheep in the countryside.Read more
A series of fieldwork investigations for KS3 created by an experienced geography specialist.Read more
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?Read more