Schools ready for the challenge at Lincolnshire Show

Lincolnshire Show 2012
Lincolnshire Show 2012

School children will learn about farming, crops and healthy eating at the annual School’s Challenge at the Lincolnshire Show.

Some 47 schools from across the county will compete in a range of exciting challenges relating to the countryside, the environment and agriculture.

The challenge takes place throughout the yea, culminating in a showcase of students’ work at the Lincolnshire Show.

Jayne Southall, director of the Lincolnshire Showground and the Lincolnshire Agricultural Society, said: “The schools Cchallenge has been going for 20 years and is a really important part of the Lincolnshire Show.”

“It is really important to help pupils engage with their environment and understand more about where their food comes from.”

There will be eye-catching displays for the two days of the show before the judges decide on the champions.