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Get Your Hands Dirty

Fully revised and updated 2017, 'Get Your Hands Dirty' is the key resource for teachers and governors considering using growing plants and caring for animals in your school to enhance learning opportunities and raise standards. Written by people with many years of experience, all of whom have started small and progressed to keeping large farm livestock as their knowledge, skills and available resources have increased. This resource is useful for all teachers, whether you are thinking of starting to grow plants or wanting to start more complex activities.

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