Judith_WrighteThe Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Falconry for Schools project is enchanting schoolchildren wherever it lands. Its founding Director, Judith Wrighte, is a teacher who knew she could take classroom learning, apply falconry and see great results. Judith wrote for our membership magazine on how she started the project and what it means. Read Judith’s piece, “My Countryside“, here, in which she explains The project has been met with great success. In a school for boys aged 11-16 who have behavioural, emotional and social difficulties, the students’ involvement impressed the staff, who had rarely seen such engagement. The birds’ calming influence was plainly evident and the boys handled them with
tenderness and respect……”