Inspiration From Countryside Classroom

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Estate experience for primary pupils

Sunday 3 November 2019

Pupils from a Wrexham primary school visit the Duke of Westminsters estate

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A 54-acre classroom

Sunday 3 November 2019

Lambourne End Centre in Essex boasts a big classroom, full to the edges with tools for countryside education.

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New discovery days launched

Sunday 3 November 2019

Breckenholme Education are now offering Farm-to-Fork Days

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Breakfast comes to school

Sunday 3 November 2019

Peterborough-based education programme Kids Country stages a range of outdoor learning opportunities includind Breakfast Week

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Increasing countryside access

Sunday 3 November 2019

Springhead in Dorset is keen to provide more opportunities for disadvantaged children, particularly those from urban areas, to visit the countryside.

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Outdoors 4 All Together

Sunday 3 November 2019

This new, not-for-profit organisation brings together a group of professionals in Forest School, teaching, mental health and wellbeing, occupational health and therapeutic horticulture. Their aim is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of people of all ages and capabilities through contact with nature.

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Learning among the trees

Sunday 3 November 2019

Natural England has awarded five grants for the delivery of Community Forest and Woodland Outreach (CFWO) Projects 2019-2023

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Abbey Court School Rural Activity Centre . . . the dream becomes reality

Wednesday 24 April 2019

School leaders at Abbey Court are forging ahead with the introduction of a rural activities centre (school farm) on land adjoining the Medway school.

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LEAF Education plays matchmaker

Friday 26 April 2019

A secondary-school visit was something Whetstone Pastures Farm had never contemplated until LEAF Education linked them up with Higham Lane Academy School.

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Farming STEMterprise

Wednesday 24 April 2019

The NFU's new cross-curricular project STMEterprise aims to engage reluctant learners through real-world problems.

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Parting Shot

Thursday 24 August 2017

Dan Corlett, CEO of Farming and Countryside Education is leaving for pastures new (or rather, to become a new pastor, as he is training for ordination in the Church of England). Here, he reflects on launching and building Countryside Classroom and what lies ahead for the consortium.

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