Links to organisations, projects & resources with a focus on learning about the countryside, rural life, wildlife, food and farming.
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. Membership networking.
To educate, inform and inspire children, parents and teachers, so that they can enjoy and appreciate the countryside & understand the wide range of issues surrounding it.
The Country Trust
'Where children learn and grow.' Dedicated to bringing alive the working countryside for children least able to access it, through farm visits, residentials & growing projects.
Discovering Our Countryside
“… captures children’s interest and teaches them about the seasonality of UK farming, rural life and wildlife from an early age… brings the world of farming and the countryside right into the classroom.” Free teaching resources.
Hedgelink: resources for Hedgucation
Leaflet & hedgerow identifier, worksheet, wall chart, Hedgerow Safari and other teaching resources.
National Gamekeepers Organisation Educational Trust: education resources
"Educational resources that are ready for use in the classroom. They include Teacher Notes to accompany the presentations, and worksheets for the children to use."
Landex: Land based colleges & universities aspiring to excellence
Over 30 member colleges and universities across the UK. To qualify for membership the provider must deliver significant volumes of education and training in land based occupational areas: for example - agriculture crops and livestock, animal care, trees and timber.