Mayfield School
Combine harvestor
Children feeding cattle
Wheat field


A Typical Educational Day

10.30 Arrival
10.45 Briefing and overview. Divide into three groups.
11.00 Start tours. Approx 35 minutes each
Group A Development of Farming
Tour of museum with Peter Warr
See Ferguson Tractor and combine harvester
See other tractors/equipment available around the farm
Group B Grain
Look at items in Conference room - sheep fleece, crop samples etc.
Take grain to chickens
Walkabout to see wheat growing
Pick crops to discuss further
Group C Livestock
See ewes and lambs
See horses in the stable.
13.00 Picnic lunches
Group discussions and worksheets in conference centre
or outside, weather permitting.
14.00 Depart

Isle of Wight Economic Partnership DEFRA, SEEDA, EU Leader
The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) is funded by Defra and the EU.
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD): Europe investing in rural areas