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Changing Children's Futures

Changing Children's Futures from Earth Trust on Vimeo.

Earth Trust wants to change the future for more children like Maja and Jack; providing them with skills, experience and confidence to broaden their future opportunities.
With your donation and support we can do just that.

Countryside Skills is a fantastic outdoor learning programme unique to Earth Trust, designed specifically for young people with special educational needs and those who struggle in a traditional classroom environment. Students have the chance to expand their career opportunities by earning a GCSE equivalent skills based qualification, accredited by the Open College Network.

Students grow in self-belief and confidence with every Countryside Skills session, run by our highly qualified, inspiring specialist tutors. By learning a variety of hands-on outdoor skills, including coppicing and animal husbandry, students are empowered to raise their self-esteem and future aspirations. The programme is offered at various levels, encouraging students to aim high and reach their full potential.

We’d like to open these opportunities up to even more children like Maja and Jack, but to do so, we need your support.

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Please make a donation!

All donations will make a positive impact on the students’ experience of the Countryside Skills course. Every contribution will enable more children and young people to feel the benefit of learning outdoors.

What your money will do:


provides materials for a planting and woodland management session for one student. 


provides wellies and gloves for one student. 


purchases tools to help students learn specific skills, such as coppicing and hurdle making. 


pays for a two hour animal husbandry session for a whole class. 


will provide one week of teaching provision of one Countryside Skills group. 

Your donation will make a difference!

Please support our specialist tutors!


Our specialist tutors are an integral part of the Countryside Skills programme, sharing their wide knowledge and helping students to get the most out of the experience. Highly qualified and inspiring individuals, they deliver a fantastic course which has long-term positive impacts for the children involved; increasing concentration and attainment levels, and broadening future aspirations.

Animal husbandry session

However, we need your support to enable our specialist tutors to meet the increasing demand for spaces.   

What your money will do:


will provide one hour of teaching for one Countryside Skills group. 


will provide a full Countryside Skills session, lasting two hours. 


will provide a two hour animal husbandry session for a whole class. 


will provide one week of teaching provision of one Countryside Skills group. 

Please make a donation!


There are lots of ways to make a donation…

Every donation is very gratefully received and there are a number of ways to get involved:

Donate with JustGiving

Donate to our JustGiving page to provide materials and equipment.


Donate to our Wildcrowd page to help to support our specialist tutors (and receive a lovely donor reward as a thank you).

Round & About Magazine

Return the donation form included in the March edition of Round and About magazine, delivered free to households in OX10, OX11 and OX14. 

Your support is essential. Please make a donation and help us to provide excellent outdoor learning opportunities that will empower and change children’s futures.  

Thank you

All donations received will support the Countryside Skills programme.

If you have any questions please contact our Fundraising Team on 01865 407792 or

For further information about fundraising practice at Earth Trust, please see our Fundraising Code of Practice and Privacy Policy.