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Rob and Victoria Gray run a very busy farm but were so impressed
by the work that Groundwork were doing that they worked hard
to gather donations from their various partners so that the project
could continue the following summer.
Altogether the Farm raised enough money to enable four schools
to participate in the project, with each of the schools also
In the summer term of 2011 the four schools; Whitgreave Infants,
Stow Heath Infants, Castlecroft Primary and Hamstead Juniors, all
enjoyed a great day at the Farm. The pupils participated in various
activities such as; a farm tour, tractor and trailer ride,
strawberry picking, nature walks, pond dipping and picnics around
the lakes. They were able to learn more about large scale food
production and all the different produce the farm supplies. Both
Farm and Groundwork staff were on hand to talk about modern day
agriculture and the importance of educating all about where food
comes from and how it gets to our homes.
Following on from these trips each of the schools will receive
three tailored sessions delivered by an Education Officer from
Groundwork West Midlands. Activities include;
Without the support of Sheepwash Farm and their partners it
would not have been possible to fund the coach travel or sessions
for the schools – we also have enough funding to pay the coach fees
for another four schools so they can visit the farm next year.
A big thank you to our kind partners and donors!
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from Hamstead Junior School.
Location: Wolverhampton West Acre Forest School Sessions
Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Coventry, Birmingham Groundwork were funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to deliver Past on your doorstep – Future in your hands.