Fishing for Schools

The Spectator: State schools are discovering huntin’, shootin’ and fishin’

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The Spectator’s Camilla Swift has written about outdoor education, observing “Traditionally, private schools have led the way in teaching youngsters about the ways of the countryside. Many state schools, however, are now following their example.” Camilla goes on to write about our own Fishing 4 Schools project, quoting its Director, Charles Jardine. Also mentioned is the…

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Grand National winner Ryan Mania joins Aintree charity race

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Ryan Mania (left, image by Kevin Owens), who won the 2013 Grand National aboard Auroras Encore, will return to the scene of his victory, Aintree, on 23 October to race in a charity event in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation. Sponsor him here Eight other fundraisers will attempt to beat the 27-year-old, who last raced in…

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Angling Trust grant will improve facilities for disabled fishers on F4S courses

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The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) project and Hadlow College in Kent have received a £5,000 grant from the Angling Trust to improve facilities for disabled fishers and train young instructors at the college’s Grove Farm Fishery.  F4S runs short courses that offer a different way of learning for pupils, many with special…

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Success for Alliance team in the RideLondon cycle rides

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Falconry for Schools, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release, Uncategorised

There was triumph for the Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) team on Sunday, with all members successfully completing the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and 46 mile courses. The team has now raised more than £5,500 for TCAF charities Fishing 4 Schools, Casting for Recovery and Falconry for Schools, with donations still coming in. Despite long delays and…

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Gravesend pupils flourish on angling course

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Fishing 4 Schools instructor Warren White writes: “Yesterday we were at Monk Lakes on the last session of Thamesview school’s angling course. Most of these pupils are novice anglers but have progressed steadily and were all yesterday awarded with the Cast Awards. Once again it is a situation that these young people often struggle at school…

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