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Growing Schools Conference 2014 - School Food and the Outdoor Classroom - 11th July 2014
Thursday, 06 March 2014 17:33

GS Conference 2014The Growing Schools conference in 2014 will be held in conjunction with the School Farms Network and take place at the inspirational venue of Pheonix High School in West London.

All delegates will get a free ticket to visit Kew Gardens on Saturday 12th July 2014.

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Love your greens - free seeds for schools!
Tuesday, 04 March 2014 15:43

swedeman v2We are the Brassica Growers Association, and we represent growers of all Brassica vegetable crops in an industry with a combined value of over £600 million. We know that from Key Stage 2 onwards, the National Curriculum incorporates the growth of plants and where food comes from within science lessons.

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FACE Poetry Competition Winners announced!
Thursday, 27 February 2014 14:53

FACE were delighted to receive so many entries from schools in the FACE West Mildlands Regional Poetry Competition.

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Growing Schools Launches Local Outdoor Learning Providers Directory
Monday, 27 January 2014 14:41

growingschools logoThe Growing Schools Website is now accepting registrations from providers across the country for inclusion on a national database of Local Outdoor Learning Providers. As part of the Natural Connections demonstration project aimed at encouraging the use of local outdoor spaces for learning.

The project hopes that the directory will be a great source for teachers and practitioners looking for help and inspiration in the use of the outdoor classroom, particularly in their locality.

If you or your organisation provides help and support to teachers and schools in accessing their local outdoor space, this is a great opportunity for you to be found by teachers in your local area.

Submit your Local Outdoor Learning Provider free today.

 
FACE funding drives partnership working in areas of need
Monday, 20 January 2014 14:47

The Prince's Countryside FundFACE is delighted to have received a significant grant from the Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) to work with children in areas of deprivation.

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Discover the living curriculum on your doorstep!
Monday, 13 January 2014 09:09

South Downs ConferenceSign up now for this Outdoor Education Conference that is FREE for teachers who work in or near to the South Downs National Park.

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FACE member scoops top award
Thursday, 21 November 2013 11:51

Wellbeing Farm LogoThe Wellbeing Farm has beaten dozens of other cookery schools from across the country to win the accolade of "Best Use of Local Produce" at the British Cookery School Awards 2013.

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Exploring Fact Sheets Updated
Friday, 08 November 2013 10:44

Fact SheetsThe very popular Exploring Fact Sheets on the FACE website have been updated and all weblinks refreshed.

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Countryside Crafts: Teachers' Resource Packs
Monday, 28 October 2013 11:02

Rachel Poole - working07-lowresThe Heritage Crafts Association is concerned that some rural crafts are at risk of dying out but, at the same time, there is a growing interest amongst artists and craftspeople to encourage others to take an interest in some of these traditions.

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Open Farm Sunday - Get Involved!
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 00:00

Open Farm Sunday on 8th June 2014 is all about celebrating British farming and food. 

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Stories from the Fields
Monday, 03 March 2014 10:25

tallyslogo 3'Stories from the Fields' is a free online resource, aimed at Key Stage 2 children (age 7-11 years old), that explores some of the changes that farmers in Cornwall have witnessed within living memory. This can be found at www.farmingstories.com.

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FACE supports Farmhouse Breakfast Week
Thursday, 30 January 2014 14:21

adrian with kids 3 250x167FACE Regional Co-ordinators have been out and about in support of Farmhouise Breakfast Week, introducing children to where their breakfast foods come from.

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Our South Downs Conference
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 13:06

LTL Logo-RGBDiscover the living curriculum on your doorstep!

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Norfolk Food Map Competition
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 13:27

Iguana class celebrate their winning mapFANTASTIC! said the children of Iguana Class at Holly Meadows Primary School, Pott Row when they were told that their entry in a county wide Local Food Map Competition for primary schools had won the first prize.

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Back British Farming this Christmas
Thursday, 12 December 2013 15:30

NFU ChristmasChristmas truly is a celebration of British farming – a showcase of seasonal vegetables, the best British meat and locally grown Christmas trees and plants. Over the festive period the NFU’s illustration of a farmer’s living room will reveal farming stories, top tips, recipes and photos... Find out more here.

 
Visit My Farm Upgrade
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:00

Visit My FarmA revitalised on-line information hub branded Visit My Farm is set to inspire farmers to host more farm visits and encourage teachers to take their children down on the farm.

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Back British Farming Interactive Flag
Friday, 08 November 2013 10:20

NFU FlagTwo hundred farmers joined together in a field with a tractor and hundreds of red, white and blue food and drink props representing every sector of British farming to create an enormous Union Flag.

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Somerset Dairy Careers Award Winners
Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:20

Awards winners sponsors runners up The Somerset Dairy Careers Awards were presented highlighting what a fantastic job young people and employers are doing for the dairy industry in Somerset. These were kindly hosted by Mole Valley Farmers at this years Dairy Show at The Bath and West Showground.

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