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  • Writer's pictureFishing for Schools

A tale of teamwork, resilience and perseverance in Kent

Dunton Green Primary School pupils have loved taking part in Fishing for Schools during the Autumn term.

Students have learnt a wealth of skills, from fishing and conservation to communication and teamwork, all whilst building confidence and self-esteem. Well done to all those who took part for successfully completing their Level 1 Cast Award.

"A calming and engaging activity that allows children to build their confidence and develop new skills."

- Dunton Green Primary School

Special thanks to Colin at Coombe Bank Fishery for making us feel welcome and Hadlow College for the use of Hadlow College's fishery at Grove Farm.

A big thank you to Kent Community Foundation for supporting our sessions with Dunton Green.

Fishing for Schools: Our approach

  • Fishing for Schools offers a unique opportunity for children and young people to step outside their comfort zone and achieve success in something new.

  • We help develop resilience and determination through learning a new skill that requires patience, focus and expertise.

  • We offer an opportunity to experience a new environment and a new activity.

  • Learning outdoors in nature enhances practical problem solving and team working skills,

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