Get Your Hands Dirty - A guide to growing plants and keeping animals in schools
Fully revised and updated January 2017, 'Get Your Hands Dirty' outlines the potential for using growing plants and caring for animals in your school to enhance learning opportunities and raise standards.
Written by people with many years of experience, all of whom have started small and progressed to keeping large farm livestock as their knowledge, skills and available resources have increased, this resource is useful for all teachers, whether you are thinking of starting to grow plants or wanting to start more complex activities.
This resource is aimed at helping you consider:
What you are currently providing in your school
What opportunities there might be for new activities
The issues you need to consider before embarking on a new venture