These case studies give a flavour of the variety of educational activities that take place on farms around the country, and show how farm visits benefit pupils and teachers.
What kinds of educational activities take place at farms?
What educational activities do different kinds of farms offer?
How can farm visits be beneficial for pupils and their teachers?
The case studies presented here provide answers to these questions. They give a flavour of the variety of educational activities that take place on farms around the country. This includes activities:
• for different age groups/educational needs (early years, primary school, secondary school and special school)
• with different learning aims (curriculum learning, experiential learning, vocational learning, personal development and learning about sustainability)
• at different kinds of farms (working farms, open farms, city farms, residential farms and school/college farms).
Cobble Hey Farm and Christ Church Primary School
Discover the Sea
Whetstone Pastures Farm and Higham Lane Academy
Ramsbury Farm and Furze Platt Secondary School
Milford on Sea Primary School and Setley Vineyard
Imberhorne School and Shepham Windfarm