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.

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.

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.

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. 

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:

London children enjoy Secrett farm visit
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 09:32

SecrettsIn a joint venture by the Greater London Authority, the London Food Board and organised by FACE and the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Adopt a School programme, last week saw the first of a series of visits by London schools to nearby farms to learn about where their food comes from and the importance of eating fresh, healthy food.

FACE releases report into impact of Initial Teacher Training
Monday, 13 July 2015 09:44

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Supported by funding from AHDB Dairy, FACE has been able to deliver training in teaching about food, farming and the countryside to 380 students enrolled on teacher training courses such as the PGCE. We recently reviewed the impact these course have had on trainees over the past three years.

Goodbye and thank you!
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 08:33


FACE has said goodbye to its long-standing team member, Meg Hart.

Amazing Mathematical Trees!
Monday, 29 June 2015 08:46

FACE200lowBook now for this popular Primary Maths CPD event to be held near Oxford in October.

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?

Fresh Start Assistant Project Manager
Monday, 21 September 2015 13:56

Fresh Start Land Enterprise Centre CIC is offering an exciting role for an Assistant Project Manager. The role will focus on developing new opportunities, skills and business innovation in the farming and horticulture sector.

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.

New FACE seminars
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 09:16

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

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.

FACE supports National Countryside Week
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 09:44

PCF 300dpiAs a beneficiary of generous support from The Prince’s Countryside Fund, FACE is helping to celebrate National Countryside Week.

Another generous donation for FACE
Thursday, 09 July 2015 08:49

ofsTortworth Estate took part in the national Open Farm Sunday event. It was supported by numerous local businesses and over 2000 visitors attended.

Farm Manager Vacancy
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 12:18

Vacancy for Farm Manager at Farms For City Children's Devon site.

Lunchbox Science
Monday, 22 June 2015 08:43

SAW projectThe innovative Lunchbox Science project invites you to visit at the Royal Norfolk Show on July 1st and 2nd.


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