Pupils go down to Dyson Farm

Pupils go down to Dyson Farm

Year One children from Mere Primary school had an exciting day of outside learning on one of Sir James Dyson’s farms for their new topic ‘Food and Farming..

Sir James is renowned for his inventions for the home, but not many people know he has built Beeswax Dyson Farming.

The company owns and runs farms all over the country, specialising in sustainable farming and innovative technology for highest levels of animal health and welfare.  One of the firm’s newest acquisitions, Peipards Farm in Freshford, specialises in sheep, and Mere school was the first in the South West to be invited to learn about lambing from the experts.

Beeswax Dyson employee Amy Bouic led the day, ably assisted by shepherd Harry, tractor driver Ben and farmer Peter.  The children were taught about  sheep different crops grown and were able to actually see a lamb being born.

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