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"We all learnt a great deal about Farming - it helped the children to understand the idea of Farming more. A real hands on experience!"

By Reading School Year 4 teacher



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Education in the Countryside

John Simonds Trust

The John Simonds Trust welcomes people to Rushall Farm, and to teaches about the countryside. The educational charity was set up over 25 years ago to enable people to enjoy the countryside at ...


Schools at Rushall Farm

Rushall Organic Farm is a mixed farm set in the beautiful Pang Valley part of the North Wessex Downs AONB


Important Information about Rushall Farm

The John Simonds Trust operates from Rushall manor Farm where the Black Barn is located


Costs and ratios for School Visits

For the 2017/18 academic year our costs for a full day visit, normally 10.00am to 2.15pm, are £9.75 per child for secondary schools, and £9.25 per child for primary schools.


Work Experience & Mentoring

Work experience placements offer outdoor farming experience. Occasionally we work with individual students who need one to one mentoring