Fishing for Schools

Fishing for School’s successful course with The Malling school

| Campaigns, Events and Competitions, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Outdoor Education

Fishing 4 Schools instructor Warren reports back from a successful first trip to Hadlow with The Malling school: “This session was changed from Monk Lakes to Hadlow because of a weather forecast of heavy rain and lightning. At Hadlow we have the new lodge that has just been built so handy in bad weather conditions….

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New Allwater fly launched to raise money for Fishing for schools

| Campaigns, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Press Release

World-renowned fly tying manufacturer Fulling Mill and legendary fly fisherman Charles Jardine have launched the Allwater™ fly series, a new and unique pattern that aims to catch fish on all types of water. All profits made from Allwater fly sets will go directly to Fishing 4 Schools, a charity run by Charles and The Countryside…

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Youngsters catch the fishing bug at Farmoor Reservoir day

| Fishing for Schools

Children from six Oxfordshire schools enjoyed some fishy fun at Farmoor Reservoir yesterday (30 April) at an event run jointly by Fishing 4 Schools, The Angling Trust and Thames Water. The youngsters, from Springfield Special School, Mabel Pritchard Special School, The Marlborough School, St Gregory the Great, Chilworth House and the HF Trust, took part…

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Fishing for Schools has big plans for 2015

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The late and Masterful Argentinian Racing Driver, Juan Manuel Fangio, was once heard to say: “what is behind me does not matter.” A great and positive statement, but having a glance backwards does remind you just how far you have come. And goodness, Fishing 4 Schools has come a very long way, indeed. Last year…

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Fishing for Schools strikes gold (and silver and bronze)

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Fishing for Schools Director Charles Jardine introduces the Champions of the programme: Fishing for Schools’ success is soaring. Youngsters, many with a variety of special educational are enabled to take part in fishing as part of an alternative outdoor learning course. An element of classroom work is included, but it’s fun and includes entomology to assist…

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Give a pound to Charles Jardine’s Marathon

| Fishing for Schools

Did you know Charles Jardine has 5,000 friends on Facebook and 2,000 followers on Twitter? Did you also know that Charles Jardine is running the London Marathon for Fishing 4 Schools? If everyone who knows Charles on Facebook and Twitter gives only £1, he will have raised a huge amount of money. And our lovely…

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Fishing for Schools brings magic to Co Durham schoolchildren

| Fishing for Schools

The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing for Schools programme, held a successful fly fishing training day on the 7th October with the Greenfield Community Arts College [Specialist Arts and Science School] from Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. The course, which was held at the West House Trout Lakes, Bishopton, County Durham, involved 9 children from the school and…

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