Keeping Chickens in School

Find out how to keep our feathered friends happy and healthy...

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 2

Subject: D&T


Resource Overview

Raising chickens is a great way to teach children about where food comes from, as well as encouraging responsibility and nurturing skills.

However, it’s important to know all the facts before you commit to looking after any animals. These fantastic resources from Free Range Learning will tell you all you need to know about keeping chickens in school, and will help you on your way to hen heaven! 

Find out more online: http://www.free-range-learning.co.uk/chicken-care-resources/.

Photo © Free Range Learning


Resource Assets

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Keeping chickens in school: fact sheet

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Bake your own pecking balls

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Six questions to consider before buying hens

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Chicken treat cheat sheet

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Is it safe to keep chickens in school?

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Example risk assessment for keeping chickens in schools


Curriculum Objectives