Day Visits

We offer a wide range of tutor led activities for primary and secondary schools that enhance learning in a range of curriculum areas, including science, geography, history, design and technology, and art and design

Full list and detailed programmes below.

With access to an organic dairy farm set within acres of land including veg gardens, a variety of natural habitats such as woods, ponds, meadows and gardens, our facilities include classrooms, cooking facilities, toilets and hand washing, with risk assessments, pre-visits for teachers and parking for coaches.

Contact Becky Baldock on 01732 463255 or BeckyB@boreplace.org to discuss how we can support your students and join our mailing list here.

Need help with transport?

If you are in the Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Sevenoaks, or Tandridge areas Buses4U, a not-for-profit charity run by East Surrey Rural Transport Partnership, offers very competitive prices. All the drivers are fully trained and have DBS clearance. For more information http://www.buses4u.org.uk/SchoolTrips4U.htm

A Little Red Hen Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Pupils will grind their own wheat to make bread, plant a seed to take home and visit our organic dairy farm.

Key Stage 1

A Forest School Day New

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Led by an accredited Forest School Tutor, a full day of outdoor activities including fire safety, hazard awareness, foraging for and camp fire cooking and shelter building.

A Minibeast Habitats Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Experience pond-dipping and a minibeast search to discover and identify the diversity of our wildlife as well as touring our organic dairy farm to see what is involved in producing our daily milk.

An Autumnal Recycled Arts Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Terms 1 and 2 only. Pupils create small pieces of artwork using recycled materials. Activities include making paper and a recycled notebook and a tour of our organic dairy farm.

A Summer Dairy Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20.  

Term 5 and 6 only.  Pupils will tour our organic dairy farm and visit our vegetable garden collect some ingredients for making cheese scones, butter and milkshakes for a picnic lunch.

An Autumnal Houses and Homes Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20. 

Term 1 only. Pupils will make a simple home for a minibeast to over-winter in and a clay animal in its home (which can be fired here).  Pupils will also tour our organic dairy farm.

A Winter Dairy Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Terms 2 and 3 only. Pupils will tour our organic dairy farm and visit our vegetable garden. They'll have a go at making butter and bake either soda bread or pancakes for lunch.

Forest School 6 Week Programme New

£1604 class of up to 30;

£1356 class of up to 20

Visit the outdoors at Bore Place for one day a week over the course of 6 weeks. Through games and teamwork activities pupils will develop their skills and knowledge about the natural world.

Telling Tales New

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Listen to a traditional tale, then explore an outdoor space to retell the tale. Use story cubes to create a story in a new setting. Visit the new calves and collect rhyming words to create a poem at school. 

A Little Red Hen Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Pupils will grind their own wheat to make bread, plant a seed to take home and visit our organic dairy farm.

An Environmental Arts Day: focus on colour

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Pupils will dye fabric with natural dyes and create small scale artworks capturing the seasonal colours in our vegetable garden and have a tour of our organic dairy farm.

A Tudor Food Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

An day on our Tudor estate with hands-on Tudor cooking and tours of our working organic dairy farm and vegetable gardens which highlight as many similarities as differences with farming approaches in Tudor times.

A Spring Recycled Arts Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Terms 3 and 4 only. Pupils make small scale mosaic artworks with broken crockery and tour our site and organic dairy farm to see how we recycle and reuse.

A Field to Fork Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

From seeing wheat growing in our vegetable garden to making bread, this day is all about where our food comes from and what is involved in getting it to our kitchen tables, includes tour of our organic dairy farm.

An Organic Food and Farming Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

A day focusing on the choices and consequences made in farming and growing. Includes informative tours of our organic dairy farm and organic vegetable garden, highlighting organic methodology and ethos.

Key Stage 2

A Winter Dairy Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Terms 2 and 3 only. Pupils will tour our organic dairy farm and visit our vegetable garden. They'll have a go at making butter and bake either soda bread or pancakes for lunch.

A Summer Dairy Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20.  

Term 5 and 6 only.  Pupils will tour our organic dairy farm and visit our vegetable garden collect some ingredients for making cheese scones, butter and milkshakes for a picnic lunch.

An Autumnal Recycled Arts Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Terms 1 and 2 only. Pupils create small pieces of artwork using recycled materials. Activities include making paper and a recycled notebook and a tour of our organic dairy farm.

A Minibeast Habitats Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Experience pond-dipping and a minibeast search to discover and identify the diversity of our wildlife as well as touring our organic dairy farm to see what is involved in producing our daily milk.

A Forest School Day New

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Led by an accredited Forest School Tutor, a full day of outdoor activities including fire safety, hazard awareness, foraging for and camp fire cooking and shelter building.

Forest School 6 Week Programme New

£1604 class of up to 30;

£1356 class of up to 20

Visit the outdoors at Bore Place for one day a week over the course of 6 weeks. Through games and teamwork activities pupils will develop their skills and knowledge about the natural world.

A Way With Words (lower KS2) New

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Explore the natural world through the senses and develop words and phrases to craft into poems. Experience the sounds and smells of the farm, see the new calves and collect thoughts and feelings to tell a story from the point of view of a dairy cow.

A Seasonal Prepare and Share Day

£308 class of up to 30;

£262 class of up to 20

This programme encourages an interest in food, healthy eating and the joy of seasonal eating through hands-on harvesting cooking lunch as well as experiencing our working organic dairy farm.

A Tudor Food Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

An day on our Tudor estate with hands-on Tudor cooking and tours of our working organic dairy farm and vegetable gardens which highlight as many similarities as differences with farming approaches in Tudor times.

A Spring Recycled Arts Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Terms 3 and 4 only. Pupils make small scale mosaic artworks with broken crockery and tour our site and organic dairy farm to see how we recycle and reuse.

A Brickmaking Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

Terms 1 - 4 only. Hands-on brick making using our own clay and traditional tools and methods, building a brick wall and wattle and daub wall as well as taking a tour of our organic dairy farm.

A Field to Fork Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

From seeing wheat growing in our vegetable garden to making bread, this day is all about where our food comes from and what is involved in getting it to our kitchen tables, includes tour of our organic dairy farm.

An Organic Food and Farming Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

A day focusing on the choices and consequences made in farming and growing. Includes informative tours of our organic dairy farm and organic vegetable garden, highlighting organic methodology and ethos.

A Fairtrade Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Through hands-on cooking and activities, pupils will explore the ethical dilemma between Fairtrade and local/organic.

Key Stage 3

A Critical Thinking Day Around Sustainable Food Production

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

A hands-on day that enables pupils to consider some of the complex issues around our food choices and their unintended consequences on others and the environment. Pupils will make savory corn muffins, tour our organic dairy farm and vegetable gardens, and draw on their own values and ideas to respond to hypothetical food choices.

A Global and Sustainable Food and Farming Day

£268 class of up to 30;

£220 class of up to 20

A tour of our organic dairy farm and vegetable gardens enable pupils to appreciate how our food is produced and the benefits of local food. A practical ‘food miles ‘activity enables pupils to examine their own values and ideas about food choices.

A Seasonal Cooking Day

£308 class of up to 30;

£262 class of up to 20

Terms 1,5 & 6 only. Pupils will share a seasonal lunch they have prepared themselves and harvested some of the ingredients (either pizza or soup and bread) and tour our organic dairy farm.

A Fairtrade Day

£297 class of up to 30;

£251 class of up to 20

Through hands-on cooking and activities, pupils will explore the ethical dilemma between Fairtrade and local/organic.

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