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Banbury farm wins prestigious UK-wide education award

Greatworth Hall, near Banbury in Oxfordshire has been acclaimed as the overall winner of the prestigious Bayer Farming & Countryside Education Awards, which celebrate the very best in food and farming education.

 At Greatworth Hall, Rosie Jeffries and her family collected the award at a lunch in London’s Banking Hall in front of over a hundred guests from the world of agriculture and education. Head Judge, Janet Hickinbottom, National Education Officer at Farming and Countryside Education (FACE) the charity helping to organise the awards said, “The competition this year was extremely fierce but the judges were really impressed with how Rosie and the team at Greatworth Hall have been able to make farming and the environment relevant to all parts of the school curriculum, and we were delighted to present them with the Farm School Partnership Award.” This award is presented to a farm or organisation which is making an outstanding contribution to improving young people’s understanding of the food and farming sector.

Furthermore, Greatworth Hall was considered to be this year’s outstanding contributor to food and farming education and was awarded the overall prize, which includes an overnight stay at the Ritz in London.

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