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St Michael's Church of England
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School Farm

St. Michael's school farm is set on the grounds of our school with donkeys, sheep, and chickens the main animals on the farm.


Our school farm is an area that can be used by all curriculum areas. It is also a recreational area which can be access by students at break and lunchtime. One important element of our school farm is the support it provides for mental health and wellbeing as well as being as enriching the curriculum for students with specific SEND. 


Students will be able to study animal care in Year 10 and Year 11 and will learn to care for animals according to the 5 Freedoms in collaboration with the RSPCA.


As part of the course students will cover;

  • practical animal health
  • animal biology and health
  • animal care work placement
  • animal welfare
  • animal behaviour assessment and safe handling
  • feeding, accommodation and moving animals.



Meet our animals


What are the benefits to helping on the school farm?

There are so many benefits to helping on the school farm including developing life skills, making new friends, adding voluntary work to your CV, college or university applications will make you stand out and working with animals has been proven to positively impact people's mental health and wellbeing. 


So how do you get involved? Pupils of SMH can come along at break or lunchtime or attend farm club before and after school. Jan Campbell, our farm manager, can also be contacted via her email address

Everyone is welcome!

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St Michael's Road, Crosby, Liverpool, L23 7UL

Telephone: 0151 924 6778