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  • Animation about pet food
    A short and appealing animation for anyone interested in understanding how pet food is made. The film explains the importance of a nutritionally balanced diet, how the industry is regulated and how carefully ingredients are sourced. The film then details the production process for wet and dry food.

    Format: Film
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  • Caring for pets
    This set of activities aims to make EYFS children aware of pets as living animals with needs and feelings. They learn that owners have a responsibility to meet the needs of their pets and to keep them happy and healthy. Attached worksheets include guidance on a vets role play area and other handouts on a pets' needs.

    Format: Lesson Pack
    File type: Word
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  • Dog ownership problem solving
    A comprehensive lesson pack focusing on a typical situation with a young dog owner. This session asks pupils in KS3&4 to help solve this problem. With worksheet and teacher's notes

    Format: Lesson Pack
    File type: Pdf
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  • Early Years session ideas
    Here are some session ideas to help your children understand how to care for pets. They include teacher led, adult led and independent play.

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  • EYFS resource pack
    Colourful and creative resources for 3-5 year olds. A Communication,language and PSHE lesson plan based around caring for cats. Features a story and song and worksheet based activities. Curriculum referenced

    Format: Resources Pack
    File type: Zip File
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  • Free Education Talks
    Cats Protection offers free talks to schools and community groups of all ages, covering a range of different topics from responsible pet ownership to careers with cats. The talks are fun, informative and can be customised to suit your group or curriculum requirements. We supply free goodies and other resources with each talk

    Format: Online booking form
    File type: Online booking form
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  • Looking after pets takes time
    This lesson looks at the daily responsibility of pet care, the amount of time and the activities required to look after a pet properly. It suggests a number of more animal-friendly alternatives to having a class pet. Tailored to support PSHE in KS1 classes

    Format: Lesson Plan
    File type: Word
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  • Pet care poster
    A colourful poster on caring for pets - can be tailored and discussed by KS1, 2 & 3 pupils

    Format: Poster
    File type: Pdf
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  • Primary activity pack: Numeracy
    This numeracy lesson allows children to use various shapes to draw cat pictures and to run a survey in their class about Battersea and to accurately present their findings using ICT.

    Format: Lesson Pack
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  • Primary resource: The National Curriculum
    This document explains how Battersea education resources cover the National Curriculum. It includes background information for teachers on learning objectives, required resources, extension activities and possible cross-curricular links.

    Format: Educational Pack
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  • Secondary activity pack: Enterprise Challenge session 8 - Optional extensions
    Two extensions to the Enterprise Day are available. Students can produce a photo presentation of their new animal rescue centre. Photo Story 3 is free software for producing the presentation quickly and efficiently. Full instructions are provided. Pupils can use their own photos or those available in the image gallery. A second additional extension is for the class to devise a mini-enterprise. Pupils can work in small groups to make plans to help raise awareness and generate funds for Battersea or a local animal rescue centre.

    Format: Lesson pack
    File type: Pdf
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