Alton-based publisher British Crop Production Council (BCPC) was
delighted with the reception its latest educational books received
from two royal visitors to its stand at this week's Royal Show
in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.
Managing Director of BCPC, Chris Todd presents HRH The Countess
of Wessex (left) with a set of BCPC's new educational books for children.
Managing Director of BCPC Chris Todd, presented both HRH The Countess
of Wessex, president of the Royal Agricultural Society of England
(RASE) and HRH The Duke of Gloucester, with a set of BCPC's Beginners'
Life Science Series. Mr Todd explained that there was
a major gap in the educational publications market to satisfy
the Key Stage 1 Curriculum for Science "Life Processes and
BCPC has therefore invested in the research, writing, illustration
and production of a series of five story books for primary school
teachers and children covering all topics in the National Curriculum
for Science, Key Stage 1; 5-7 years. The books focus
on each of the five main topics listed in the Key Stage1 module
Sc 2 Life Processes and Living Things, i.e. Life Processes are
the key focus of Katie's Kitten, Humans and other Animals
are covered in Jack's Amazing Animals, Green Plants
are considered in Hannah's Horse Chestnut,
Human Nutrition and Health are the focus of Trevor's Magic Trolley, whilst
Living Things and their Environment are explained in William's Wild Garden.
Headed by author and illustrator Katharine Porter, a practicing
vet, the books have been compiled by a team with a unique range
of scientific and educational expertise in biological, ecological
and veterinary science, speech and language therapy, and education.
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Save Strawberries from Wet Weather
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