Countryside Classroom in action

NEWS: Audit your food resources

Wednesday 18 September 2019

A new set of voluntary guidelines help facilitate a good practice approach by those that use and produce education resources for schools about food.

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NEWS: CBeebies star at Kids Country​

Wednesday 11 September 2019

JB Gill is really passionate about connecting children with food, farming and the environment, and helping these children see the future careers they can find in farming

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RESEARCH: How pupils view learning outside

Wednesday 31 July 2019

New research from Swansea University has found that pupils feel a sense of freedom when learning outside the classroom, they are more able to express themselves, more engaged and more positive about the learning experience

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NEWS: Insights from the School Farms Conference

Wednesday 24 July 2019

The recent conference showcased the many benefits of school farms

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RESEARCH: 100 Edible Playgrounds and what they've achieved

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Read how they support schools and how to get the best from them

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NEWS: Welsh winners

Wednesday 10 July 2019

A national farming competition to bring teenagers closer to farming and how their food is produced has been won by Ysgol Henry Richard

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HOW TO: Bring the outdoors indoors

Wednesday 3 July 2019

A thought-provoking piece from a British teacher now living in California and recently certified as a Green Classroom Professional

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EVENTS: London market days 4-11 July

Wednesday 26 June 2019

School Food Matters has a whole series of market days around London in July

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RESEARCH: Playtime matters

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Minimum time for outdoor play at school is key to improving children’s mental health

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RESOURCES: Healthy Eating Week starts here

Monday 10 June 2019

BNF Healthy Eating Week (10-14 June) is a great way to show that health and wellbeing are important to your nursery, school or workplace! Registration is free and will give you access to downloadable resources and health promoting ideas

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NEWS: RHET celebrates 20 years

Wednesday 5 June 2019

The Royal Highland Education Trust (RHET) is marking its 20th anniversary with a charity tractor tour of Scotland

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NEWS: It's Market Monday!

Monday 3 June 2019

Farming Fortnight starts today with Market Monday, asking the question 'What is farming?'. Find ten days of resources, devised with input from school students, to help you find the answer to this and many other questions about modern farming

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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.

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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.

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