Case studies

Arranging residential visits to a farm Arranging residential visits to a farm
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Located in an inner city council estate in Lincolnshire, Hartsholme Primary School felt it was essential that their pupils had regular acce...

First-hand experience of where food comes from First-hand experience of where food comes from
Resource: Case study Age: Secondary
Dereham Neatherd High School in Norfolk believes that visiting a working farm is the most effective way to teach children about where food ...

Planning farm visits with the farmer to make trips fun and effective Planning farm visits with the farmer to make trips fun and effective
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Ladysmith Infant School and Nursery in Exeter, Devon, makes the most of its termly trips to West Town Farm by inviting farmer Kevin Cotter ...

Visiting farms increases self-esteem and broadens the curriculum
Resource: Case studies Age: Secondary
Humphrey Perkins High School in Leicestershire says visits to Manor Farm Long Whatton have increased self-esteem, underpinned the school’s ...

Forging links with a local farm Forging links with a local farm
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Docking Primary School in north Norfolk is located three miles from Courtyard Farm, a mixed organic arable and livestock farm which supplie...

Nurturing young people and plants at Growing Well Nurturing young people and plants at Growing Well
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Growing Well, a non-profit community-owned business based at Low Sizergh dairy farm near Kendal, south Cumbria, offers educational visits t...

Using farm visits to give pupils essential life skills Using farm visits to give pupils essential life skills
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Atwood Primary School, a Silver Award school in Croydon, believes food education is integral to the school curriculum, and its links with C...

Helping students make the transition from school to outside world
Resource: Case study Age: 5-19
St Joseph’s Specialist School and College in Surrey achieved Gold in little over a year. Specialising in education for children, young men ...

Walking the talk - Taking pupils to a local farm on foot Walking the talk - Taking pupils to a local farm on foot
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Takeley Primary School in Hertfordshire takes around 60 of its pupils to the local organic farm via the public footpaths. A mile and a half...

Keeping chickens in school
Resource: Case study
Disraeli School and Children’s Centre's new chicken's Sam and Ella have quickly become valuable members of the school community.

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