Countryside Classroom in action


Tuesday 7 April 2020

This week's blog features growing vegetables at home, and on the farm

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Activities for spring

Sunday 5 April 2020

Free, themed resources for teachers and parents to use for home education

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School Gardening Stories

Wednesday 25 March 2020

Our recent competition to win tools and equipment from Spear and Jackson generated interesting stories from schools around the country showing how they are using gardening to enrich their teaching, how they achieve it, and the many benefits that accrue

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RESOURCES: Free healthy-eating posters

Wednesday 11 March 2020

For Healthy Eating Week (8-14 Jun) BNF are providing the first 8,000 registrants with a free pack of printed posters to support this year’s seven challenges

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NEWS: It's all about you (and us!)

Wednesday 19 February 2020

How has Countryside Classroom helped you? Tell us your story, show us what works, help us to inspire others - and get the chance to win £25

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CASE STUDY: Welsh reconnection

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Visit Wales has designated 2020 as the Year of Outdoors. Read how one Cardiff primary school learned to use outdoor learning across the whole curriculum

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HOW TO: Make something fantastic with your plastic

Wednesday 1 January 2020

From a bug home to a full-size greenhouse, eight imaginative ideas for re-using waste plastic, courtesy of the Royal Horticultural Society

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NEWS: Bayer-LEAF Education Awards

Wednesday 18 December 2019

And the winners are... great advocates for education about, and through, agriculture and horticulture

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EVENTS: Learning in the living countryside

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Discover Countryside Learnings extensive range of events, mostly taking place on selected country estates

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CASE STUDY: Future foresters?

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Over 130 children from four schools in Andover have been getting hands-on experience of forestry management thanks to a partnership between Andover Trees United and Englefield Estate.

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RESEARCH: Learning Away evaluated

Wednesday 20 November 2019

A new study confirms the profound and transformative impact that residential experiences can have on pupils. Findings also conclude that this impact is significantly greater for vulnerable pupils.

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PROGRAMME: Honey bees in schools

Wednesday 13 November 2019

The Honey Bee Programme run by School Food Matters is designed to raise awareness of the importance of honey bees and offers schools visits from enthusiastic beekeepers from the London Beekeepers Association (LBKA)

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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.

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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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