Secondary School Programmes

Airfield’s education workshops have been developed by teaching professionals and aim to allow students to experience and interact with the world around them in a positive manner. Our programmes are flexible and can be adapted to meet the individual needs of teachers and students. All our education packages are outdoors based and involve hands-on activities and learning.

Please email education@airfield.ie for more information or phone 01 9696666.

Junior Cycle Courses

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Airfield Estate has a working farm with dedicated areas of ecological interest. Our junior ecology workshop takes place in our fields, hedgerows, ponds and woodland walk. We offer an ecology option that utilises our compositionally diverse natural areas and our trained education guides work with the
students to create a base of information that will encourage the students to use their own knowledge and skills to decode the natural world around them.

Booking Information

  • Booking: education@airfield.ie / 01 969 6666
  • Times and days avaialble 10am to 1pm, Mondays to Fridays.
  • Minimum of 10 children.
  • Ratio of 1 adult to every 24 children, €5 per any additinal adult
  • €12 per student

Transition Year Courses

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Airfield Estate houses a wealth of opportunities for transition year students to get involved with food, farming and the land it comes from. Students will explore the nature trails with our education guides, meet the farmer and resident gardeners whilst getting their hands dirty and understanding where their food stories begin.

Beginners Agricultural Science

Aimed at helping transition year students without an agricultural background, or encouraging those who might be interested in taking it up as a leaving cert subject. We offer a change to meet our farmer and gardeners as well as giving the students an opportunity to walk, talk and get hands-on with the topics they will be learning about in the future, as well as understanding a little more about food production and animal husbandry.

Booking Information

  • Booking: education@airfield.ie / 01 969 6666
  • Times and days avaialble 10am to 2pm, Mondays to Fridays.
  • Minimum of 10 children.
  • Ratio of 1 adult to every 24 children, €5 per any additinal adult
  • €12 per student

Senior Cycle Courses

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We offer a grassland ecology option that utilises our compositionally diverse field areas throughout Airfield Estate. Our native trees, plants and wildlife demonstrate a diverse range of ecological opportunities to allow the students to use a variety of survey techniques. Our education guides will help students understand the importance of ecological surveys and and how
they aid the understanding of our environment and seasons.

Agricultural Science

Observe our working and commercial farm where all crops, Jersey herd milk and animals on the estate are used for food production in our estate restaurant. Our education guides will support students by bringing them through the workings of the farm, animal and plant health, nutrition, welfare and our purpose built housing and commercial growing systems.

Booking Information

  • Booking: education@airfield.ie / 01 969 6666
  • Times and days avaialble 10am to 2pm, Mondays to Fridays.
  • Minimum of 10 children.
  • Ratio of 1 adult to every 24 children, €5 per any additional adult
  • €15 per student