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School Visits

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school children with farm horse Murphy

Helping children to learn about animals, nature & the environment

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How to get to the Farm

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

Key Stage 1 (KS1)

Key Stage 2 (KS2)

Booking: for all inquiries call Chris Heath on 020 7916 5421, Mon to Wed or Fridays between 9-10am or 3:30-5pm.

 

KTCF Educational Tours

Educational visits are suitable for children across the primary age range from Early Years through Key Stage 2. The visits are tailored to support learning goals around living things, animals and plants in the science curriculum. The resources of the “outdoor classroom” are used to enhance children’s learning through direct experience of life on the farm.

A visit at any time of year is a valuable experience and it’s an excellent place to study the changing seasons. Children can observe how trees, plants and animals are affected and react in autumn, winter, spring and summer. Education officer, Chris Heath, has been teaching schools at the farm for over 15 years.

Tour Information

Tours cater for up to 30 children and their accompanying adults. Tours last approximately one and a half hours. Tour start times: 10:30am or 1:30pm

Costs

The tour charge is £75 for up to 40 people (includes children and adults). Morning tours can stay to eat lunch in the farm’s classroom. There is an additional charge of £20 for the lunch room hire.

Booking

If you are a school or group planning to visit the farm you must book in advance. Call Chris Heath on 020 7916 5421 for information and to make a booking. Chris is available to discuss bookings, between 9am to 10am and 3:30pm – 5pm, Mons to Weds & Friday.

Cancellations

A fee of £50 is charged if bookings are cancelled with less than 7 days notice. Cancellation must be made by email to info@ktcityfarm.org.uk

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Health & Safety

The Health & Safety Executive provide information regarding farm visits for schools. Before bringing your group please go to Visit My Farm and download the updated 2015 Code of Practice –  Essential Advice to Teachers and Others. Please ensure your group organiser reads the advice to reduce potential risks when visiting farms.


Getting Here

Kentish Town City Farm
1 Cressfield Close,
off Grafton Road,
NW5 4BN

Free parking on Grafton Road after 11AM (M-F) and all day at weekends.
Pay and display parking on Queen’s Crescent & Vicarage Road (useful on busier market days, Thurs & Sat).

Overground: Gospel Oak
Tube: Kentish Town (Northern Line)
Rail: Kentish Town (Thameslink)
Bus: Nearest Stops
Gospel Oak – C11
Queen’s Crescent – No. 24 & 46
Kentish Town Road – No. 134, 214 & C2

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The KTCF Education Programme is supported by
the City of London Corporation’s charity
City Bridge Trust

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