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Forest Academy

Year 6 - School Journey

We were offered a generously subsidised residential trip for our Year 6 children to Magdelene Farm in Chard, Somerset from 19th-21st January 2022

 https://magdalenfarm.org.uk/school-trips-learning/ .

The children travelled by coach the morning of Wednesday 19th January and spent two nights and three days at the farm, returning home on Friday 21st January in the afternoon. All activities, bed and board were subsidised with costs incurred to parents being only for the transport to and from the farm, £40 per child. Children slept either in the Farmhouse or The Courtyard Residential Centre in bedrooms with all linen and bedding supplied and participated in a range of activities (also subsidised) during their stay.

Please see below for more information about the site:

  • 132 acres of space in which to provide learning and activity
  • Woodlands, fields and rivers to explore
  • Farm animals to feed including pigs, chickens and goats
  • Vegetable gardens and orchards
  • Home cooked, home-grown or locally sourced nutritious food
  • Play area with climbing frame, zip wire and space for games
  • Low ropes course 

 

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