Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent. TN30 6LT
T: 01580 764222 | F: 01580 766267
E: info@homewood.kent.sch.uk

The Farm

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The Farm is an educational facility used by the schools popular Young Farmers Club who work towards yearly shows and events. Teaching pupils about Environmental and Conservation issues the farm also incorporates Science, Geography, English and Maths subjects when using the facilities. The Farm is also open to the community, for educational or pleasure visits and on open days such as the popular lambing days in the spring

Animals on the Farm

The farm has many animals including calves, reared from 10 days old, sheep, pigs, and goats. As well as a small animal unit, including, rabbits, guinea-pigs, chickens, ducks, geese and budgies.

Learning Opportunities & Curriculum links

The Farm resources can be used in all subjects within the curriculum. Our new conservation area offers lots of learning opportunities within Science and Geography, particularly in topics such as growing, plants, mini beasts and sunlight. We can provide information, such as costings and weight gains for maths related topics and topics within the Citizenship subject can be particularly focused on with basic needs of animals, general care and responsiblility.

 

Children's Parties at Homewood School Farm

Homewood School Farm can now offer the most original, tailor made parties to create an unforgettable birthday experience for your child.

We offer hands-on animal encounters with some of the tamest farm animals around, allowing children to spend time with our pigs, sheep, goats and smaller cows, and not forgetting the much loved rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets and chickens.  We also have snakes for the braver amongst you!

The animal theme continues with rabbit shaped sandwiches and a game of ‘Little Piggies’ played whilst eating the jelly! 

We also play  a variety of exciting animal inspired games and nature craft activities and have facilities to manage whatever the weather. 

At a cost of only £10.00 per child  including food and drinks, we offer a great alternative to other party venues.

If you are interested in booking a party please feel free to contact us for further information. Please phone Nici Norris, the Farm Education Coordinator (extension 346) or the Community Coordinator (extension 291).

 

Farmtastic 2013 - A Great Day out on the Farm!

See all the New Spring Arrivals. Ferret racing, hamster grand prix, farmers market and feed the lambs.

Fun for all the family!

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March 2013, 10am-4pm

Adults £3, Children £2, under 3's free.

Eggtastic 2013 - Woodland Easter Egg Trail!

31st March 10am-2pm

Adults £3 Children £2 Under 3's free.