Fishing for Schools


Fun and fishing in Kent

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Pupils from the Malling School in Kent spent an enjoyable November day at Spring Hill Trout Waters in Pembury near Tunbridge Wells with Fishing 4 Schools coaches Bob Goble, Lee Hooper, Julie Wicks and Fishing 4 Schools Director Charles Jardine. 12 students were shown how to tackle up and cast a fly; once students got…

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Charles Jardine is on a mission for fishing

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Fishing 4 Schools Director Charles Jardine writes: I was so tempted to place that resonant and caustic sentiment that dogged my fledgling school reports : Could try harder Worse: This pupil is under achieving. That is certainly not the case with Fishing 4 Schools. 2013 marked yet another extraordinary year for this angling initiative from…

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Welcome to Fishing 4 Schools

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Charles Jardine writes: Just eight years ago, we had a “bit” of an idea at the Countryside Alliance. We would take young people fishing. But not just anyone; we would take young folk from all manner of social and geographic backgrounds; young people that struggle with their day to day and school work, those that…

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Youngsters catch the fishing bug at Farmoor Reservoir day

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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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