Education

We offer a number of education services to schools and nurseries.

Mobile Farm

Our mobile farm can be booked out, with a member of staff and volunteer(s), to visit schools & nurseries, care homes, and public events. Advantages of Wellgate's Mobile Farm Easier to organise than a school-trip - There are no worries about transport or permission forms etc. all children remain on site and everyone can participate....

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Hands-On

Hands On is an integrated programme of farm, environment, and land-based activities designed to build young people’s confidence and self-esteem, address challenging behaviour, develop skills, and raise aspirations. Run in conjunction with Lambourne End Outdoor Centre, Hands-On is aimed at young people who learn by 'doing’. It is suited to young people who have difficulty...

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Hatch packs

Wellgate Community Farm bring the circle of life to life by supplying a hugely enjoyable and educational chick and duckling hatching experience for Nurseries, Preschools and Primary Schools. Schools and Nurseries can sign up to hire an incubator from our Hatch Pack service where we:- Loan and install an incubator and equipmentSupply a clutch of...

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Farm Visits

We welcome groups of children from nursery age upwards for fully interactive and enjoyable educational visits to our Farm. We cover the Early Years and Key Stage one and two (KS1/KS2) national curriculum relating to "animals and the environment" and can tailor your visit to tie in with topics or themes that are being covered. We...

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Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones is a specialist educational activity programme intended for groups of students with additional needs, who lack confidence or self-esteem, or who are struggling in the classroom. We run activity programmes tailored to the ability of the students where they can learn about animal care, grow produce, carry out maintenance tasks, and display their...

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If you think you'd like to see something that we have not listed or would like help with a specific project or topic, please get in touch and we may be able to tailor something to your needs.