We are still open for school visits!!
In September we started our new independent chapter of life here at Mount Pleasant School Farm and have already welcomed our first schools.
For many years, we worked in partnership with Birmingham City Council’s Outdoor Learning Service (OLS) but recent budget cuts have resulted in the closure of that service.
The Worgan Trust is very pleased to be able to continue the school and to help provide an interesting, fun day on a working farm. It is committed to securing its future for the educational benefit of the next generations of children in Birmingham and further afield.
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From Foundation to Key Stage 2 all farm visits can be designed to meet the new National Curriculum.
SO relevant to Science & Design & Technology
Bromsgrove Member of Parliament, Mr Sajid Javid, has made an ‘eleventh hour’ visit to a Birmingham children’s farm threatened by council budget cuts.
Mr Javid toured Mount Pleasant School Farm near Kings Norton and met with school children and representatives from The Worgan Trust, the charity that has run the farm school for over 40 years.
Said Mr Javid, “I am very impressed, I think it is a hugely valuable facility that has been serving the local community for decades. You can see how much the children learn and how engaged they are.”
The School Farm he said is not “just about learning about animals and animal welfare” but how these issues link with curriculum subjects such as mathematics.
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