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Places still available at FACE/Farms For Schools Northern Conference near Skipton - book now
Wednesday, 20 October 2010 08:40

FACEWednesday 3 November 2010 - Do you offer farm visits to schools or are you thinking of offering visits? This conference will provide an ideal opportunity to meet other farmers involved in educational activities.

Whether you are just starting off or well under way with visits there will be plenty of tips and ideas on how you can deliver safe and engaging educational days out.

 

Programme

 

10.00am

Arrival and Registration

 

10.30am

Welcome and Introductions

Gary Richardson, Farms for Schools

David Thompson & Katy Pallas, FACE

John & Sandra Harrison, Thornton Hall Farm

 

10.45am

Bill Graham, FACE Head of Education

“Changes in Education & the Role of the Farming Industry”

 

11.00am

Paul Airey, Outdoor Education Adviser & Consultant LOtC Visits Adviser

“The Importance of Farm Visits for Schools”

 

11.15am

Refreshments

 

11.30am

Bill Graham, FACE Head of Education

Update on Health & Safety and Child Protection on Farm Visits

 

12 noon

Hear from the farmers – “What do they do and what do they get out of it”

Pauline Sprot, Growing Well, Kendal

Gareth Gaunt, Carlshead Farm, Wetherby

 

12.30pm

Delicious Homemade lunch

 

1.15pm

Practical Ideas to Enhance your Visits

Pauline Sprot – Mini Greenhouses

Gareth Gaunt & David Thompson – Woodland Activities

Katy Pallas – Fun practical activities to keep the children occupied!

 

3.15pm

Tour of Thornton Hall Farm Country Park

 

4.00pm

Refreshments and evaluation of day

 

4.15pm

Depart

 

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