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Fly-tipping and litter
Friday, 27 November 2015 09:25

A new Exploring sheet has been created to help young people find out more about the problem of fly-tipping.

Web links guide pupils to relevant articles to carry out their own investigations into this blot on the landscape.  What is fly-tipping? How can we combat it? Can we begin with a better personal approach to litter in school?

Find the resource here.

 
Pumpkin activities
Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:00

IMG 0003 3It’s the time of year when the shops are full of pumpkins. What do we know about how they are grown?  What can we do with them apart from make lanterns?

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East of England consultant post available
Monday, 12 October 2015 09:20

FACE200lowFACE is seeking to appoint a part time Regional Education Consultant for the East of England.

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Countryside Classroom launches
Friday, 02 October 2015 14:56

IMG 0171What an amazing week we have just had launching our Countryside Classroom partnership project! The website www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk collates places to visit, people to ask and resources on the themes of food, farming and the natural environment. Teachers told us they hadn’t time to search for individual organisations and activities and wanted one place to visit. How could we refuse?

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Pumpkin project
Monday, 21 September 2015 10:26

pumpkin 6In the south west, a collaboration between FACE and the international commercial art gallery Hauser and Wirth has been exploring all things pumpkin.  This will culminate in an event at Hauser and Wirth on 31st October, which is open to everyone.

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New Primary Science curriculum and how to link to outdoor settings
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 11:03

New Primary Science CurriculumCobble Hey Farm near Garstang in Lancashire hosted a seminar considering the Programmes of Study for Primary Science within the NC2014 and how it might be applied to outdoor sessions. 

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Food technology removed from A level Design & Technology
Friday, 31 July 2015 12:58

The Department for Education is currently carrying out a consultation on its proposed reforms to GCSE and A level subject content for teaching from 2016. Among the various proposed changes is a proposal for removing food technology from A level Design & Technology, which is described in the following terms:

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FACE Annual Meeting 2015
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 09:39

MillThe FACE Annual Meeting 2015 was hosted by Jordans Mill, a beautiful setting in the Bedfordshire countryside.

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Farming education packs launched in schools across England and Wales
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 11:25

2015 10 4 Launch of WFM Liz TrussDefra Minister Liz Truss MP has given her backing to the joint NFU and FACE (Farming and Countryside Education) ‘Why Farming Matters’ education packs for Primary Schools.

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Tom Heap presents 2015 Bayer/FACE Awards
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 08:27

DSC 0119 SpeechesTomHeapFarmers and farming organisations have been rewarded for their excellent work in promoting education at the Bayer/FACE Awards across five categories, with a farmer from Shropshire named as the overall winner.

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Cheque handover from British Hardwood Trees
Monday, 21 September 2015 08:15

SAM 2347The charity FACE (Farming and Countryside Education) have received a welcome donation from one of their newest supporters this year. British Hardwood Tree Nursery of Lincolnshire donated a penny a plant from online sales throughout its’ 25th anniversary season.

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New FACE seminars
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 09:16

FACE200lowAs a new school year begins, FACE is starting to arrange its programme of seminars.

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FACE fun supports National Countryside Week
Friday, 24 July 2015 14:04

DSC 0012 2In support of the Prince’s Countryside Fund National Countryside Week (July 20th-26th 2015), FACE worked with other beneficiaries of the Fund to facilitate a rounders tournament at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

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