P5 and P3 farm day at Dalkeith country park

P5 and p3 farm day at Dalkeith country park

It was an exceptional day out at Dalkeith . P5 and P3 went to Dalkeith country park to a farm . They were divided into groups of 3 one with Miss Chidgey, Miss Kelly and Miss Cornwall . They learned about the different sheep breeds the male is called a runt. They learned about the different wools that are of sheep . They then learned about the different foods that grow in Scotland. They learned about barley turns to whiskey . They learned about how many seeds a tractor can hold 100.000 seeds .
They learned how to milk a cow.


They went on a tractor.

They had a food taster were they had to try different foods . They learned about the sheep males and females .

They learned about what farmers can provide that is good for our bodies:

Dairy milk , fruit and veg, Strawberry ,peas , carrots, Oranges , apples , potatoes broccoli , collie flower , pares, wheat , cabbage and other veg and fruits .


They learned about farming and to anchorage them to eat healthy food and to build on there learning of forestry and farming and to help them on there topic . I would add in a station about how to grow fruit and veg . They could down load apps on our I pads or watch a farming video on the smart board.

Thank you staff teachers and thanks for having us Dalkeith country park members!

Reported by Shaun (P5) and Lucas (P3)