Mini Farmers Holiday Club - (Chiddingly)

Be a farmer for the day!

Your mentors


East Sussex Council HAF team

Location address: Lewes, BN8 6HQ
Chosen age group:

Ages: children 7 - 14 · adults 18+ years

Available tickets:
Free HAF Ticket Free
Next date: None - Register your interest
Funded by East Sussex County Council
Universal holiday club with SEND support
A summary
At South Brockwells Farm School we provide a mini farmers club for children to learn about the vital role of farming in our lives, develop their understanding of where food comes from, the work and skills required to care for animals and essential, transferable life skills. We shall be learning how to work with and care for our animals on the farm that includes 60 sheep, 50 Pygmy goats, lambs, pigs, Donkeys, chickens, ducks and ponies! Working in small groups, children will have the opportunity to work with and care for a range of our animals throughout Mini Farmer days. *** This activity has been funded through the Department for Education’s (DfE) Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) programme and coordinated by East Sussex County Council. Free places are available for young people eligible for benefits-related free school meals. This eligibility criteria has been defined by the DfE. Additionally young people in several other target cohorts can attend funded places, such as those with SEND or Looked After Children (LAC). Please note, eligibility will be confirmed as part of the booking process.***
About your mentors
Caroline Tasker
Teacher / Equestrian / Farmer
Former Deputy Head of a large secondary school, I have combined my love for teaching with all things horsey and farming.
East Sussex Council HAF team
East Sussex Council HAF team
East Sussex Council HAF team
What you'll need
We are on a working farm and shall be outdoors for the majority of the day so please ensure your child dresses appropriately for the weather. Please ensure your child brings: - A drink - A snack - Appropriate footwear (boots/wellies) It is muddy on the farm. - Appropriate clothing (something you don't mind getting muddy) which is warm and waterproof
Learning aims
Aim 1
Understanding where food comes from
Aim 3
Developing resilience and problem solving skills
Aim 2
How to care for animals
Aim 4
Essential life and safety skills
When you arrive
Location: South Brockwells Farm School at Hale Farm Hale Farm, Chiddingly, East Sussex, BN8 6HQ Please look out for the Hale Farm Campsite sign.
Pricing information
Ticket nameFree HAF Ticket
Where we'll be
South Brockwells Farm School @ Hale Farm, Chiddingly, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6HQ
Enhanced DBS
Risk Assessment
Public Liability Insurance
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Cancellation Policy
Free bookings do not require refunds but as places are limited, please cancel if you cannot attend so that your place can be offered to someone else.

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.