Other Useful Online Resources

Agriculture for You

The Agriculture for You vision is that from an early age, all school children in the UK will have a basic knowledge of where their food comes from and how it is produced .

Animal Corner

Animal Corner – Animal information site featuring wildlife, pets, insects, sea life, farm animals, Galapagos wildlife, Rainforest animals and Reptiles.


www.arkive.org designed for use by people from 11 years old to Adults. Its content consists one of the largest collection of wildlife and environmental films and images that can be viewed for free; the films and images are relevant to a wide range of subject’s relevant to Natural History.

The site is free to use by anyone as long as none of the materials are used for commercial or promotional purposes (internal educational use is fine though).

Canal and River Trust 

Visit their website www.canalriverexplorers.org.uk

The Countryside Alliance Foundation

The CA Foundation has an online learning tool aimed at children aged 7-11 years old. Visit the website www.countrysideinvestigators.org.ukwhich aims to promote an understanding of the countryside by guiding children through farms, villages, woodland and country estates and meeting various characters, such as a river keeper or estate manager on the way. The website is full of advice and supplements for teachers to guide their students through the journey, as well as videos, games and comprehension quizzes to ensure students are in keeping with Geography, Citizenship, English, ICT and Art and Design curriculum.

Farming and Countryside Education (FACE)

Visit the FACE website for a variety of resources www.face-online.org.uk

The Grain Chain

The Home Grown Cereals Authority (HGCA), the Flour Advisory Bureau (FAB) and The Federation of Bakers have collaborated to produce a new multimedia educational resource called The Grain Chain www.grainchain.com/ The website offers children a fun way to learn about the ‘field to fork’ cycle.

Learning Days Ltd

Learning Days Ltd develops educational resources for schools throughout the UK. www.learningdays.co.uk

Letchworth Museum

Letchworth Museum have designed a fun interative website for KS1 students www.2feet4feet.org.uk

Little Grey Fergie

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Little Grey Fergie is a world of stories and activities for children aged 3-6. www.littlegreyfergie.com

National Gamekeepers Organisation Charitable Trust

Find their teacher information under the Teacher button at http://www.gamekeeperstrust.org.uk/

Northbank Wool Ltd 

They can provide wool tops which are ideal if you are carrying out a felting activity.Northbank Wood Ltd

Royal Forestry Society

Visit the RFS Woodland Discovery Zone and Take the Pancake Woodland Challenge! Explore the woodland and discover how all the plants and animals are specially adapted to life there. Then have a go at managing Pancake Wood as it grows and changes over time, and see if you can make sure all the plants and animals keep the conditions they need to stay happy! www.rfs.org.uk/learning/woodland-discovery

RSPCA Education Website

Visit the RSPCA Education website for a variety of resources RSPCA Education Website

Teaching Trees

Resources for woodland activities. www.teachingtrees.org.uk

Woodland Trust – Nature Detectives

Resources for woodland activities www.naturedetectives.org.uk/

Useful Links to Organisations

Access Trailers

The Alliance for Better Food and Farming

Association for Heritage Interpretation

The Association for Science Education (ASE)

Big Barn

The Brecks Countryside Project

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation

British Food Fortnight

The British Horse Society

The British Nutrition Foundation

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

The Country Land and Business Association

The Countryman Magazine

Country Sports and Country Life

The Countryside Alliance

Countryside Online

Dairy Co

Department for Children Schools and Families(DCSF)

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)


The Environment Council


Farms for City Children

Farms for Schools

Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens

Field to Fork

The Flour Advisory Bureau

Fordhall Farm – first community owned farm in England

Forestry Commission

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

The Grain Chain

Grow Your Own Potatoes

Growing Schools

Health and Safety Executive

Joint Nature Conservation Committee

LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming)

Learning Days

The Moorland Association

National Farm Attractions

The National Trust Education

The National Farmers Union

Natural England

The Natural History Museum

National Foundation for Educational Research

Nutritionist Resource

North York Moors National Park

Northbank Wood Ltd – wool tops ideal for felt making

Open Futures

Ordnance Survey

The Royal Forestry Society


Save the Hen Harrier

Schools Farm Network

The School Food Plan


Soil Association

Teaching Trees

Think Food and Farming

Tractor Ted

UK School Trips. A free resource for those that book educational visits to find indepth information about venues and accommodation providers who offer excellent facilities and support for educational visits.

The Yorkshire Agricultural Society

Welsh Institute of Rural Studies

The Wolf Trust

The Womens Food and Farming Union

Woodland Trust

Xtreme Falconry