Links to the curriculum

Touching on many aspects of the curriculum, a visit to the Winter Fair would be a great opportunity for your students:

Curriculum subject

Suggested links

Business Studies

Agricultural and farming businesses

Running a farm

Breeding and rearing animals for meat

Buying and selling commodities

Subsidies, EU, UK and WG initiatives

Marketing and business growth

Citizenship

Caring for animals

Animal welfare

Breeding and rearing animals for meat

Different job roles and careers within the agricultural and farming industry

How farming effects the rural and wider community

Food miles

Food chain

Cooking and Nutrition

Healthy eating

Understanding where food comes from and how it is produced

How is meat cooked, what can you make, how does it taste

Food miles

Food chain

Food labelling

Geography

Agricultural and farming businesses

Running a farm

Impact on the environment

Impact on the local and wider community

Food chain

Food miles

History

How has agriculture evolved and adapted

The history of food production

How have our eating habits changed

Mathematics

Calculating animal’s weights – live weight and dead weight

Calculating ‘killing out’ percentages of carcasses

Cutting up and butchering carcasses

Observing auctions and calculating the cost of the animals

Weighing ingredients for cooking

Buying and selling commodities for farming businesses

Buying and selling finished produce

Personal, Social and Health Education

Healthy eating

Healthy lifestyles

Caring for animals

Animal welfare

Breeding and rearing animals for meat

Different job roles and careers within the agricultural and farming industry

How farming effects the rural and wider community

Understanding where food comes from and how it is produced

How is meat cooked, what can you make, how does it taste

Science

Caring for animals

Animal welfare

Breeding and rearing animals for meat

Understanding where food comes from and how it is produced

Food chain

How is meat cooked, what can you make, how does it taste

Impact on the environment