01302 844818 | Boston Park Farm, Doncaster, DN7 6DS | Open Everyday 10:00am / 4:00pm

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School & Home Education

School Visit Packages

We cater for school visits at the farm all year round. For 2023 we are offering completely new   packages for educational visits.  We have several options to choose from for a visit.  If none of these options suit your needs please contact us as we are very flexible and can tailor your visit directly to what you need.  All visits (unless stated otherwise) include 1 free adult for every 4 children.  Any child requiring 1-1 support also receives a free adult ticket. Any additional adults are £2/person

 

All school visits include: Entry to the farm and play areas from 10am – 2.30pm, Animal feed for each child, Storage area for bags, designated picnic area (indoors or outdoors). 

 

FARMING THROUGH THE SEASONS

(£20 FOR 3 VISITS—Suggested Sept/Oct, Jan/Feb, June/July)
Discover how life on and around the farm and how the natural world around us changes over the seasons.  Minimum of 20 children.

 

Early Years Visit – £6.50/child

Includes: a guided tour of the animals with an animal handling session, tractor and trailer ride with a farm talk tailored to your group, a farm theme craft and access to the farm nature trail.          Minimum of 20 children.

 

 

Key Stage 1/2 visit – £7.50/child

Includes: Choice of themed activity days delivered by a qualified teacher and tailored to the age of the group and the curriculum. Full details will be discussed at the time of booking. Minimum of 20 Children.  Please see brochure link for activity day options.

 

 

Special Educational Setting Visit – £6.50/child

Includes: a guided tour of the animals with an animal handling session, tractor and trailer ride with a farm talk tailored to your group. There is no minimum number and no limit to the number of adults.

 

Farming Fun Day Visit – £6.50/child

Fantastic day of fun at Boston Park Farm to treat your pupils e.g. Year 6 end of school trip, 100% attendance treat, house-points awards etc… Minimum of 10 children.

Includes: a guided tour of the animals with animal feed and an animal handling session, tractor and trailer ride and an outdoor activity (Maize Maze entry July-October) .

 

 

 

We can also offer added extras such as additional lessons tailored to curriculum and age of group. Maize Maze entry (Mid July/end Oct), Ice-creams, keepsake of the day etc.  Please discuss these with us when booking for prices and different options available.

 

For more information and to enquire about school visits, please see our full brochure on the link below or email [email protected]

School Visit Brochure

Home Educator Sessions

Designed by our team of educators and farmers, we will be providing monthly activity days for home educators at Boston Park Farm. Creating the perfect learning experience to help enhance your child’s understanding of our natural world. Our sessions touch on many subjects, such as Art, Design & Technology, Geography, Science and History.

Each session will be themed around a different topic depending on the season and what is happening at the farm.  The day will be from 10.30am and include a morning of activities and talks and then free use of the farm park and play areas in the afternoon. 

Tickets are £12 per child and includes 1 free adult per family.  Additional adults are £4.

Suitable for ages 5 – 11 years (Primary school age)

Upcoming Dates:

13th September – Animal Care

Join us for a unique experience on the farm, learn about how our farmers care for our animals and help to carry out some of these tasks.

11th October – Living with Nature

Unique hands-on learning experience, with fully supervised sessions in bush-craft and survival skills.  Including shaping wood, lighting a fire and fire safety.

8th November – Rocks and Soils

The uses of rocks and stones are almost endless and have been used throughout the world right through history.  Learn all about different rocks and soils, how they’re used and how they are best chosen for the jobs that they do.

6th December – Farm Machinery

Come and learn about the machinery we have here on the farm, what they are used for and how some of these have changed over time.

10th January – Farmers Packed Lunch

Learn all about the important roll that farmers play in providing the food and food products to help keep us healthy.  Enjoy the hands-on experience of using farm grown produce to make their own food.

7th February – Our Blue Planet

Water is essential to life; learn all about the water cycle and how rivers are formed in hands-on sessions around the farm.

 Adults are required to stay with their children at all times.