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School Trip Farms

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School trip farms are a very important hands on learning experience and benefits pupils and students alike from immersing themselves in experiencing a working farm in its environment plus you get to learn outside of the classroom. Working farms are located up and down the country in rural and urban environments and offer pupils and students different experiences, weather its from early years to primary, secondary and post 16 there is something for all ages of the education spectrum.

Working farms can provide many experiences while on your educational farm trip such as provide hands on stimulating activities that support the national curriculum during and after the visit, support the outdoor classroom, contribute to the development of social and personal skill sets.

Pupils and students will cover key stage subject areas such as where food comes from, nutrition and something close to my heart animal welfare, sustainability of the industry and another very important area conservation. Pupils will learn and identify the fine balance of the industry and the impacts on the natural environment, husbandry, biodiversity, rural affairs, agriculture, rural people in their environment and for primary years especially animal worships where you get to handle and feed animals.  For post 16 students it’s a fantastic In-Site into the farming industry and what careers and the countryside can offer.

Working farms can offer and cover many learning opportunities on your school trip one of them is applied science in agriculture covering fascinating topics such as microbes in food production, Health of plants and animals, biosecurity, assessment of nutrients, environmental risk management of pollutants, Intensive and organic farming, Optimising photosynthesis and energy resources such as Biofuels from crop production, plant growth by measuring nutrients in soil and fertilisers.

There are many working farms that provide many varied workshops, hands on experiences in farming, tours and events that cover your subject area and we are proud to provide you with some fantastic farms located up and down the UK below:

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Cogges Manor Farm

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Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, West Oxfordshire is a special place with 1000 years of history. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 with a listed manor house dating back to the 13th Century and 17th and 18th Century farm buildings.

The Countryside Education Trust School Trips Outdoor Education New Forest Hampshire

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We are based on a farm but we also have treehouse classrooms in private woods, so we can cover a wide variety of curriculum and social development needs.

The Animal Roadshow Nationwide

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All sessions are designed to meet the requirements of the National Curriculum and are very much hands-on and educational, while still being great fun and very exciting.

Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife & Falconry Centre Yorkshire

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Give your school group an unforgettable learning experience at the Tropical Butterfly House. You will find our curriculum-based Education Programme is flexible, interactive and lots of fun!

Fishers Adventure Farm Park West Sussex

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Fishers Farm Park offers engaging school trips for younger children, where they have the opportunity to interact with various farm animals and enjoy outdoor adventure activities.

Crocodiles of the World Zoo Oxfordshire

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Crocodiles of the World are the UK’s only crocodile zoo, with its largest crocodile collection and one of the best collections in Europe they provide excellent workshops for school trips and educational groups.

Thornton Hall Country Park Skipton North Yorkshire

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Thornton Hall Country Park provides students with the opportunity to carry out all different types of farm work, including egg collecting and calf feeding. The farm environment and friendly staff make this the ideal venue for an environmental school trip.

Wellington Country Park Berkshire

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With a miniature railway, various farm animals, an adventure playground and even a pirate ship, Wellington Country Park offers the perfect school trip destination for younger students, where they can set their imaginations free!

Bore Place Kent

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Bore Place offers the ideal location and excellent facilities that are needed for an outdoor school trip. Students have the chance to explore farming and wildlife, furthering their knowledge on the environment and the countryside.

The Hop Farm Park Primary School Trips Kent

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The Hop Farm Family Park is Kent's leading visitor attraction. Ideal for day trips, the Hop Farm features museums, including the history of hopping and The Hop Farm itself.

Roves Farm Visitor Centre Wiltshire

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Roves Farm is a family run, working farm open to the public. We are located three miles east of Swindon and offer days out and school visits year round, with particular emphasis on hands on learning.

Hatton Adventure World Warwickshire

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Originally a Victorian farm, Hatton Adventure World is the result of a farm diversification programme to create one of the leading leisure attractions in Warwickshire.

Lee Valley River Lee Country Park

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Lee Valley River Lee Country Park offers a wide range of programmes and activities to help school, colleges, universities and youth groups experience the most out of Lee Valley Regional Park.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm Bristol

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Based in Somerset, we offer everything you need for an educational, fun-packed school trip. With over 100 different animal species: bears, elephants, giraffes, lions & rhinos. We can provide great learning opportunities for all ages & abilities.

Adam Henson's Cotswold Farm Park Cheltenham

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We offer an enjoyable educational outdoor learning experience for pre-schools, schools, colleges and universities.

Bocketts Farm Park Surrey

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Bocketts Farm Park is situated within the stunning countryside and offers students the opportunity to experience farm life in detail. Students can watch the pig race, ride on a tractor, cuddle with the rabbits and also feed many of the animals.

The World Outside Outdoor Education School Trips Worcestershire

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Offering curriculum linked activities on a working farm with in the beautiful surroundings of Bodenham Arboretum. All key stages catered for with experiential learning, developing inquisitive & positive relationships within the natural  environment. 

White Post Farm Nottinghamshire

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One of the Midlands most popular tourist attractions, with a unique hands-on approach to an educational day out the attraction has continued to grow year on year. Visit the Farm to take advantage of the wonderful educational opportunity on offer.  

Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm Suffolk

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We are passionate about education, the topics that are currently covered on the educational programme include food and farming, observing nature, animal experiences and environmental studies and cover Key Stages 1-3 and up to A-Level studies.

Chatsworth Derbyshire

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Chatsworth offers artistic and engaging school trips, where students can explore their beautiful outdoor surroundings and develop their technical and creative skills.
     
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