Inspiration From Countryside Classroom

Get set for Healthy Eating Week 2016

Thursday 9 June 2016 11:39am

The best healthy eating resources for Healthy Eating Week 2016, 13-17 June.

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Talking about Open Farm Sunday in the classroom

Thursday 2 June 2016 4:37pm

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit a farm this weekend. If your pupils have been inspired by a farm visit, build on their experience with these resources and activities.

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Why are farms open on Sunday?

Thursday 2 June 2016 3:47pm

Sunday 5th June is Open Farm Sunday, an annual event where farms all over the country welcome the public onto their land to find out more about farming. Frances Harris looks at why they do it.

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Tis the season for a field trip

Friday 8 April 2016 12:10pm

All the signs are pointing towards spring - the best season for outdoor learning is around the corner

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Using Why Farming Matters in the primary curriculum

Friday 1 April 2016 2:33pm

Video case study to demonstrate how the Why Farming Matters Primary Education Pack can be used across the school curriculum.

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It's lambing time!

Thursday 24 March 2016 11:40am

It’s that time of the year when new born lambs are springing up in fields across the country. Thanks to the National Farmers’ Union, we can find out what sheep farmers have to do all year round to care for their sheep.

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There's no such thing as bad weather!

Thursday 24 March 2016 11:31am

Grow to School have been working with St Thomas Primary School to integrate outdoor learning across the curriculum. Now, the head says, staff and pupils expect to learn outside.

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Natural Connections - Sneak Preview

Friday 11 March 2016 6:05pm

The evidence is clear – getting children outdoors is fantastic for their health, wellbeing and learning and can set them on a pathway to happy, healthy and environmentally sustainable lifestyles.

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