At South Brockwells Farm School a distinctive farm-based learning opportunity is provided for children, young people, families, and community groups across Sussex.

With the original site at South Brockwells Farm, Little Horsted, Uckfield we are delighted to be opening South Brockwells Farm School at Hale Farm, Chiddingly, Lewes in January 2024.

At both sites, we primarily offer 1:1 and small group Alternative Provision to support the education and wellbeing of children and young people aged 7-16yo (KS2/3/4).

As an East Sussex County Council (ESCC) approved provider of Alternative Provision, Schools and professional agencies can refer children to us on a rolling basis by completing the referral form and returning to .

The education programmes are managed by Caroline Tasker, a former Deputy Head of a large secondary school and fully qualified teacher along, with a team of Educational Activity Leaders. We ensure our students get the opportunity to work with and care for our farm animals, work on and learn about the land to understand where food comes from, and the role farming has on our lives.


Vision and Ethos

Our vision is to give every child the opportunity to thrive in our farm-based learning environment where children are safe to explore, be with animals and nature and develop new skills.


  • We want to engage and inspire our future generation and show them the role farming has in our everyday lives.
  • We want to equip and teach children, so they have the knowledge to form opinions and make informed decisions on food production, farming and the environment.
  • We believe that one size does not fit all and offering a child an opportunity to learn outside of the classroom will help develop, reset and broaden their prospects.


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