Best Schools with Farms | Harriet Hirschler

Q. My 11-year-old son intends to join me on the farm as soon as he is old enough; I’m delighted but want him to get an education first. We’ve agreed he will go away to board – as long as the school also has some sort of farm-related studies. Anywhere you can suggest? Rupert, Lincs

Bredon School

Many modern children seem to struggle with the concept of the food chain. In 2003, researchers from King’s College London found school-age students’ knowledge and understanding of food and farming was poor. Fourteen years later, we still don’t seem to know how to teach farming in school.

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