Yorkshire Wolds Heritage

 

Heritage of the Wolds

Feeding a nation, Christmas harvests and farmers work

Preserving – memories, food and wool

Horse Power – then and now, Poo Cycle, Crop Cycle

Autumn Tasks, Victorian Villages, School’s Harvest

Bygone days, harvest and lambs

Landscape from Ice gives harvest for beast and man

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Jun 062016
 
6 June 2016: Summer in the farming year

Allotment – Snails a pest to farmers and gardeners. Have some fun with a snail race
Grass at Last – We revisit the lambs we saw turned out after lambing and we see our calves getting their first taste of fresh grass
Beetroot Seed & Ripe Tomatoes – We say strange beetroot seed planted and then the tomatoes we saw planted, sorted by robots, pollinated by bees are finally picked and sorted ready for you to enjoy in the shops.

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May 162016
 
16 May 2016: Green Green Growth of May

Allotment – Planting runner beans, corgettes and brassicas in with or without a garden.
Planting…– We see the schools visiting Stockbridge Technology Centre planting lettuce and then see how farmers plant lettuce and sprouts on a commercial scale.
Pigs for bacon – The pigs we have followed from farrowing are weighed to see if they are ready for bacon. We also follow a local butcher as he explains how a pig carcass in butchered into the various pork and bacon cuts

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May 032016
 
3 May 2016: April showers - still!

Lambing – Follow lambing on Oliver’s Farm where we see lots of new born lambs and the work involved in looking after all these new lives, which involves both experienced shepherds and fresh, enthusiastic young shepherds.

Planting Potatoes – We see the first school visits of the year to Stockbridge Technology Centre and see the children and their teachers busy planting potatoes and wild flowers.

Allotment Update – See how crops have progress on our allotment.

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Apr 152016
 
18 April 2016 - Ides of March - come and gone....

Planning done! – Planning over down to planting on the Allotment, with bean, peas, parsnips and catch crops.
Busy bees Busy Farmers –Shows bees busy pollinating tomatoes, and farmers busy in the fields, fertilising winter crops and sowing spring crops.
Secret Calves and lambs? – Explains how we have so far been unsuccessful in catching calves being born on film, but how we are more confident of catching lambs being born as our farmer has 2000 ewes to lamb. We see these ewes being brought inside, fed and vaccinated in preparation for lambing.

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14 March 2016 Science Week STEM Special

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Mar 112016
 
14 March 2016 Science Week STEM Special

The ABC of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths in Food Production (ABC STEM in Food Production) has been produced for science week (13-22 March 2015) but it can be used at any time so don’t worry if your science week is already over flowing with science! This will give you a taste of the experience of having a farm yard in your classroom – but without the muck and without the smells!

The ABC STEM in Food Production gives the ABC’s of the part science, technology, engineering & maths play in modern food production. See how Bees, Cows, Digestion, Evolution, Fermentation….. Interactive screen and Lasers play a part in modern food production.

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GCSE Food preparation and nutrition

 
GCSE Food preparation and nutrition

Discovering Our Countryside is ideally placed to help you deliver the Food Provenance section of the exciting new GCSE.

Food provenance

Where and how foods are grown, reared, or caught and the primary and secondary stages of processing and production.
How processing affects the sensory and nutritional properties of ingredients.
The impact of food and food security on the environment, local and global markets and communities.

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Nov 072015
 
Discovering STEM links in local food chain

Encouraged by our recognition as ‘Inspiring Educators’ in the Bayer FACE 2015 Awards (Inspiring Educator) we now have another innovative project, the ‘Discovering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,  Mathematics) project is designed to allow local food producers and teachers to work collaboratively so they can support each other in educating pupils and their families as to how

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Jun 072015
 
8 June 2015: Summer in the farming year

Allotment – Snails a pest to farmers and gardeners. Have some fun with a snail race
Grass at Last – We revisit the lambs we saw turned out after lambing and we see our calves getting their first taste of fresh grass
Beetroot Seed & Ripe Tomatoes – We say strange beetroot seed planted and then the tomatoes we saw planted, sorted by robots, pollinated by bees are finally picked and sorted ready for you to enjoy in the shops.

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May 292015
 
Discovering STEM links in local food chain

Teachers, from Hull and East Riding schools, have been inspired during their first visits to farms and local food producers as part of an innovative project in conjunction with Hull Tidal Teaching School and ‘Discovering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). The project is designed to allow local food producers and teachers to work collaboratively

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May 182015
 
18 May 2015: Green Green Growth of May

Allotment – Planting runner beans, corgettes and brassicas in with or without a garden.
Planting…– We see the schools visiting Stockbridge Technology Centre planting lettuce and then see how farmers plant lettuce and sprouts on a commercial scale.
Pigs for bacon – The pigs we have followed from farrowing are weighed to see if they are ready for bacon. We also follow a local butcher as he explains how a pig carcass in butchered into the various pork and bacon cuts

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May 042015
 
5 May 2015: April showers - still!

Lambing – Follow lambing on Oliver’s Farm where we see lots of new born lambs and the work involved in looking after all these new lives, which involves both experienced shepherds and fresh, enthusiastic young shepherds.

Planting Potatoes – We see the first school visits of the year to Stockbridge Technology Centre and see the children and their teachers busy planting potatoes and wild flowers.

Allotment Update – See how crops have progress on our allotment.

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16 March 2015 Science Week STEM Special

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Mar 152015
 
16 March 2015 Science Week STEM Special

The ABC of Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths in Food Production (ABC STEM in Food Production) has been produced for science week (13-22 March 2015) but it can be used at any time so don’t worry if your science week is already over flowing with science! This will give you a taste of the experience of having a farm yard in your classroom – but without the muck and without the smells!

The ABC STEM in Food Production gives the ABC’s of the part science, technology, engineering & maths play in modern food production. See how Bees, Cows, Digestion, Evolution, Fermentation….. Interactive screen and Lasers play a part in modern food production.

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Feb 282015
 
Erasmus Project with Hull Teaching School

A Hull National Teaching School leads the way with tripartite project to embed food and farming into the curriculum A leading Hull Primary School visited a North Yorkshire Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station for the launch of a pioneering project that will inform teachers to educate and enthuse pupils about the food on their plates.

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Plants what use are they? – Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 1-2 Theme “Plants what use are they?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”97c4b6c5155915fda36825a34b7f810fe12e3ed30fe96d916819c6867b6fbab4″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? –

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Are Pets Alive Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 1-2 Theme “Are Pets Alive?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”3bf3b5aaa68894513cd33e038d8164954c3ac5f374247e6f9cfa3f669bafe063″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View Sample

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Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 3-4 Theme “What goes in….” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”a1ecae1ac635ffb350fb12985e72852cf3bd7781590ba8278ab9596eb580c8a7″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View

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Can sheep count Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 5-6 Theme “Can sheep count?” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”88c9310e7620e6ddf0572d47429398a5026a9cf6514e7e7731d87b90d5e0e7a2″ quality=”100″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? – View Sample

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Farmers V Bugs Pupil Workbook Sample

 

This is a sample workbook for the Year 5-6 Theme “Farmrs V Bugs – It’s WAR!” Samples from other theme are listed below [grpdocsview file=”c07543decad2440afc97e654925492df7b9491f34621ef832a16c7ecf40cb921″ quality=”100″ height=”1000″ width=”800″ protocol=”http” download=”False” print=”False” use_pdf=”False” use_scrollbar=”False”] Sample workbooks from other themes Yr. 1-2 Are Pets Alive ? – View Sample Workbook Yr. 1-2 Plants What use are they? –

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