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Brambles Country College provides learning outside the classroom based on our 8 acre working smallholding. We have large barns and outside paddocks where the animals live.
 
Inside we have a number of rooms and studios which are used for practical farm based activities in animal care, artwork, horticulture, woodwork and photography. There is a large secluded sensory garden for relaxing and quieter activities.
 
We have a large range of animals who live together in as a community. The outside farmyard and paddocks have Pigs, Goats, Rheas, Pony’s and Sheep all living together in harmony.
 
Quote from a visiting teacher: “Brambles is an idyllic place to live and learn”.

Foundation Study Programme

Feeding the Angora

NEW – Foundation Programme – Work-based Animal Care with Functional Maths and English and Character development. Commencing 2nd September 2015 – We have places for 10 students – Apply now. This course is for students who have not yet attained a GCSE level C. You must be between the ages of 16 and 18 on the 1st September, or aged ...

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AQA Unit Award Scheme

Buff Orpingtons

Details about the Brambles AQA Unit Award Scheme are coming very soon. In the mean time, to apply for this course either: Register you initial interest here. Call Julie at Brambles on 07585 558043

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Courses for Schools and Special Groups

Piglet Playtime

Brambles “Living with Farm Animals” workshops are activities which gradually develop the student’s knowledge about animals, their needs and dependencies, and encourages an awareness of our responsibilities towards living creatures. Spending quality time with animals has a natural therapeutic effect on anyone who comes in contact with them.  Students tend to be more receptive to new information when given in ...

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Smallholder Introduction

The Farm yard

A hands-on 1 day course to give aspiring smallholders a broad understanding of life with farm animals. This course is aimed at someone who is about to start out on the smallholding life and wants a general understanding about how to get up and running, choosing animals, daily life, environment such as housing, fencing and cleaning, health and medicines, and ...

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