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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

2017 Lambing at Rushall Farm

The ewes are in the lambing shed


Costs and ratios for School Visits

For the 2016/17 academic year our costs for a full day visit, normally 10.00am to 2.15pm, is £9 per child for secondary schools and £8.50 per child for primary schools


Important Information about Rushall Farm

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


River & Habitat Studies

The students are split into groups of 15 led by a Rushall Farm guide and then taken to the River Pang on a tractor & trailer


Work Experience & Mentoring

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