Countryside Classroom in action

HOME EDUCATION HUB: Science and maths

Monday 25 May 2020

A variety of activities that don't feel like school but still result in lots of learning.

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Countryside crafts

Monday 18 May 2020

From printing with cauliflower florets to the ancient skills of weaving and feltmaking, this selection of simple projects has something for everyone.

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Monday 11 May 2020

Find recipes designed for cooking with children - from toddlers to teenagers - and pointers to the many learning opportunities in the kitchen.

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Investigating bugs and bees

Monday 4 May 2020

Explore the diverse and fascinating world of minibeasts with our varied resources

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Where food comes from - wheat and bread

Monday 27 April 2020

Discover how wheat is grown and harvested, and how bread is made

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Games, puzzles and simple makes

Monday 20 April 2020

Ideas for games to play, puzzles to solve, and simple things to make - all with a food, farming or countryside theme

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Thursday 9 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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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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