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Bayer / FACE Awards 2017

Farm School Partnership & Overall Winner

Welcome to the official page for the Bayer / FACE awards 2017!

The Bayer/FACE Awards is a collaborative competition that celebrates those initiatives, farm school partnerships, and other organisations that are going the extra mile in providing unique and innovative learning experiences on farming and the countryside.

We hope you will enjoy finding out more about the sterling job that the winning initiatives of our five Award categories have done this year in raising awareness and educating and engaging with the next generation.

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The Access Award

For a farm which demonstrates outstanding achievement in the area of encouraging access for pupils with special needs, disaffected students or disadvantaged young  people. Working with a school or group to identify the best way of providing a meaningful learning experience.

The winner is...

Whirlow Hall Farm Trust!

http://www.whirlowhallfarm.org/

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The Biodiversity Award

For a farm which encourages young people to develop a greater understanding of the importance of biodiversity - in general or for a specific species. Highlighting the  importance of biodiversity, which is vital to a region’s wildlife survival.

The winner is...

High Crane Lodge!

http://www.countrysideclassroom.org.uk/places/5281

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The Future of Farming Award

For a farm which is making an outstanding contribution to improving young people’s understanding of the food and farming sector. Activities may be across any or all age ranges to include, for example, encouraging entrepreneurship through school farmers’ markets, offering work experience or  explaining career opportunities.

The winner is...

Brockhill Farm!

http://www.brockhill.kent.sch.uk/247/farm-farm-shop

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The Farm School Partnership Award

For a farm building successful relationships with one or   several schools, making a valuable and sustained  contribution to school life, both on and away from the farm. This might include contribution to curriculum activities, helping with growing activities or developing an ongoing programme of learning.

The winner is...

Greatworth Hall!

http://www.greatworthhall.com/

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The Inspiring Educator Award

For a farmer or team who have initiated inspiring new learning experiences which are seen as something really  unusual or particularly innovative and effective in terms of the learning that children have on the farm or back in the classroom.

The winner is...

Barleylands Farm!

www.barleylands.co.uk

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About FACE

Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) is part of LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming), a leading organisation delivering more sustainable food and farming. FACE works with its members and partners to promote visits to farms, and to provide easy access to a wide range of high-quality educational resources and activities to complement both school-based studies and outdoor visits. 

FACE believes that all children should have access to the countryside, regardless of where they live, cultural group or economic background. They need to be equipped to lead as consumers with 9 billion to feed in the future.

FACE provides a one-stop enquiry service, extensive curriculum resources, support from our team of Regional Education Co-ordinators, links with farmers and the rural industries, workshops and seminars for teachers and farmers.

For more information on our work, please visit www.face-online.org.uk

Email: enquiries@face-online.org.uk

 

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