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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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October 2017

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For Schools & Organisations

You can contact the John Simonds Trust at Rushall Farm by email: jst@rushallfarm.org.uk or by phone: 0118 9744547. Please read the downloadable Bio-security information below

Biosecurity at Rushall Farm PLEASE READ

Our Safeguarding Policy can be downloaded below

Safeguarding Policy The John Simonds Trust 2017

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Schools at Rushall Farm

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



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Organisations at Rushall farm

Evening visits to the farm and Duke of Edinburgh and Scout/Guide/Church camps are an incredible opportunity to encourage self-confidence



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2018 Lambing at Rushall Farm

Whilst any time in late February, March and April will be good times to visit the farm at its busiest, see lots of sheep, and hold lambs, there will be specific weeks where schools are more likely to see lambs being born.



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Work Experience & Mentoring

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



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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.



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Special Needs

At Rushall Farm we regularly work with special needs schools and organisations