Hope Nature Centre Valentines Specials

Hope Nature Centre Valentines Specials

Join us at Hope Nature Centre for Valentines Day Specials on Sunday 17th February 2019.  There will be a Valentines Sunday Lunch served between 12 noon and 2pm,  A Sunday roast with crispy roast potatoes and a selection of seasonal vegetables, with a desert or starter...
Hope Nature Centre Re-Opening

Hope Nature Centre Re-Opening

To celebrate the refurbishment works at Hope Nature Centre, we are holding a re-opening fun day at Hope Nature Centre on Saturday 16th February 2019 from 11am to 3pm so that the community can join us to celebrate the newly refurbished kitchen and café.  There will be...
Donate Online

Donate Online

You can now donate online using our ‘Donate Button’, this can be found on the website.  Simply click the button and donate to Fairfield Farm College.  All funds donated go directly to benefit the college.  The current focus of our fundraising is on a new...
Sports Leaders

Sports Leaders

In Weds’ session our Sports Leaders thought about the different ways in which we communicate. They completed two activities1) In pairs- one student described a picture they had drawn & their partner tried to replicate it. However, they were only allowed to...
Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

In October 2018 Fairfield Farm College and Hope Nature Centre came together as one charity.  Fairfield Farm College in Dilton Marsh delivers education and training to young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to prepare them for living and working and...
Hope Nature Centre Refurbishment

Hope Nature Centre Refurbishment

Hope Nature Centre has received a Masonic Grant to refurbish its kitchen and café.  Works began in January 2019 and will take around 4 weeks.  The Animal Park remains open and we are providing a limited menu and refreshments from our mobile van wagon on site.  The new...
Equine Safety

Equine Safety

First week back after the holidays and the groups in equine have been learning the safe way to tie up a horse. You need to tie up horses so that you can groom them, pick out their feet and tack them up ready for riding whilst keeping safe. Here are the group...
Table Cricket

Table Cricket

We welcomed Wiltshire Cricket Growth Development Officer, Sam Dent to PE. Sam will be working with our PE groups for a few weeks. Today he introduced the students to Table Cricket. They also practiced their indoor cricket skills. The sessions were great! Everyone...
Egg Business

Egg Business

Now the days are getting longer, our hens are laying lots of eggs for the Fairfield Farm shop. We collect the eggs daily, and check them for damage before boxing them up and delivering them to the shop. Although most of our hens lay standard brown eggs, we have some...
Exercising the Horses

Exercising the Horses

With the improved weather this past week the groups in Equine have been busy exercising the horses. This week we have been working on using our reins to steer the horses in and out of weaving cones and using their corners when riding around the horse...