Upper Moreton Rural Activities CIC is based at Upper Moreton Farm – a beef and sheep farm set in the tranquil countryside of Wolseley Bridge, Staffordshire, approximately two miles from Cannock Chase AONB.
As the name suggests, the farm is on the top of a gently sloping valley, the landscape includes old and modern grasslands, small copses, several wildlife ponds, fishing pools, and well-established broad-leaved trees namely ash and oak.
Upper Moreton Rural Activities offers a friendly, safe learning environment where all people are welcomed and supported as individuals to gain confidence, learn new skills, have fun and make new friends.
Here is a quick summary of what is on offer:
Courses & Training
We work with a range of training providers to deliver courses that provide skills, health and well-being benefits with progression to further learning or studying for a qualification as next steps. We support individuals considering voluntary work or entering the world of work.
To see what courses are currently available please follow this link.
Individuals are supported to gain confidence and new skills through working with animals, gardening, rural arts and crafts and the countryside. Courses promote health and wellbeing, course learning outcomes and support individuals to independence, volunteering and getting nearer to the workplace.
Individuals with learning disabilities gain skills, independence and confidence with Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), creative crafts, gardening, cooking, trips out to places of interest and team working projects to take them towards an active role in society.
Farm Educational Access
A free of charge learning experience for schools, colleges and community groups to visit a farm to learn about either: the natural environment; food; farming and/or the curriculum.
To be eligible – the group size must be six or more people for two hours or more.