Longford Castle Schools Day 2014

25th June 2014

Longford Castle Schools Day 2014

The theme of 2014 was the “Grow Your Own Competition” where school children either grew potatoes or garlic bulbs, which was a great success and participation was enjoyed.

Various Activities took place during the day these included.

  • Beef Cattle
  • Grain Art
  • Farm Machinery
  • Field to Fork Activity
  • Forestry
  • Game Keeping
  • Fishing Activity
  • Healthy Eating
  • Building Activity
  • Wild Trek Trailer
  • Natural Art Activity

Everyone how came to Longford had a valuable day which gave an insight into rural skills as well as the origins of produce.

The schools that benefited from the day were.

  • Downton Primary School
  • Alderbury & West Grimstead Primary School
  • Longford Primary School
  • Boveridge School
  • The Forum School
  • Portfield School
  • Great Oaks School
  • Bemerton St. John

 

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