SEN Holiday Farm Club - HAF

Come meet the Woad Farm Project animals!

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The Woad Farm Project

Getting young people outside with animals!

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Location address: Milton Keynes, MK19 7NE
Chosen age group:

Ages: 8 - 16 years

Available tickets:
HAF Funded ticket Free
Next date: Tuesday 30th Jul,
Funded by Milton Keynes City Council
Specialist SEND holiday club
What we'll do
The holiday club will be taking place at Woad Farm, Hanslope, Milton Keynes, MK19 7NE. Your map might suggest Woad Farm Bed and Breakfast, this is correct. Sessions allow children and young people to engage up and close with animals, supporting with feeding, bedding, cleaning, grooming and engaging with the farm animals and smaller animals. We also have an amazing forest area which children have private access to, to build forts and dens, help prepare bird and squirrel feeders and generally enjoy being in an environment surrounded by nature. At the farm we have a range of animals including: Goats, Ducks, Sheep, Cows, Pigs, Rabbits, Chickens and Guinea pigs. Our SEND specific session has a small group focus, keeping staff ratios high to provide support. Our staff are specialised in supporting individuals who have experienced one of the following; (or similar) trauma, anxiety, low wellbeing or self esteem, neurodivergent disgnosis. Unfortunately due to the location of the farm, we are not wheelchair accessible. This session would not be suitable for children with a high level of need (for example, who would be unable follow instructions to keep themselves safe and participate in a small group setting). We do offer 1:1 session, please get in touch for more information. At this session, adults/carers are welcome to join if needed but this is not necessary. This session is funded as part of Milton Keynes City Council Holiday Activities and Food Programme to deliver sessions for school aged children in receipt of benefit-related Free School Meals (FSM), during the Summer school holidays in 2024.
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1:1 care
2:1 care
Qualified to administer medication
Epilepsy trained
Accessible toilet
Assist with personal care and toileting
Hoist and changing bench
Makaton and PECS trained
Sensory break area
Quiet spaces
Secure environment
Disability communication skills
More information available on request
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About your mentor
The Woad Farm Project
Getting young people outside with animals!
The Woad Farm Project is a not-for-profit farm, set up to support the wellbeing of children and young people in Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. We have a particular focus on looked after or care-experienced children, but are driven by the opportunity to share the benefits of animals, nature and the outdoors to all children. Sessions leaders are fully DBS checked and First Aid trained too.
10am - Arrival 10-10:15am quick health and safety chat to keep safe on the farm and making sure everyone has wellies if needed ( we have spares but please bring your own if you have some!) 10:15am - 11:45 - Activity 11:45 - 12:30 - Break (handwashing, toilet break and lunch - provided) 12:30-1:45 - Activity 1:45 - pack up, wash hands and head to collection point
Learning aims
Aim 1
Learn about how to care for animals on the farm, including meeting our Sheep, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Ducks and smaller animals too!
Aim 2
Explore our woodland area, getting involved in activities in nature and learning to make things which support nature.
Pricing information
Ticket nameHAF Funded ticket
InformationThis is a free ticket for one eligible child, an adult may attend with them free if needed.
Where we'll be
The Woad Farm Project, Hanslope, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK19 7NE
Enhanced DBS
Basic DBS
Risk Assessment
Public Liability Insurance
Safeguarding Training
First Aid Training
First Aid Kit

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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
I am not able to offer refunds in general but may be able to if there is good notice.

My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

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