Skip to content

Farm Safe Schools

Agri Aware, AgriKids and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), supported by the FBD Trust, have teamed up to bring the Farm Safe Schools pilot programme to Irish classrooms.

Introduction

Agri Aware, AgriKids and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA), supported by the FBD Trust, have teamed up to bring the Farm Safe Schools pilot programme to Irish classrooms. The first of its kind, collaborative, the pilot programme aims to engage, educate and empower Irish children to become farm safety ambassadors and in doing so help create a safer, brighter future on Irish farms.

The interactive educational programme is designed to assist teachers in educating their students about the potential dangers associated with farming and agriculture and is part of a national strategy, aimed at reducing the number of accidents on farms and in the countryside.

In addition, this programme is interlinked with the Irish primary school curriculum and will also provide Irish classrooms with fun, interactive resources and webinars

Programme Modules:

1. Farmer, Farm and Field Safety
2. Animal Safety
3. Tractor and Machinery Safety

Curriculum Links:

Science: Living Things, Environmental Awareness and Care, Energy and Focus
Geography: Human Environments, Natural Environments
SPHE: Myself, Myself and Wider World

Downloads & Resources

Everything you need for your primary school class to take part in 'Farm Safe Schools'

Teacher Guide

Download our Teacher Guide to help your primary school class understand more about the importance of farm safety.

For more information about the Farm Safe Schools programme, please visit our website:

Farm Safe Schools FAQ

Other Programmes

Other Primary School Programmes you may be interested in!