School trips to farms: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02704
Date received: 9 November 2017
Date responded: 14 November 2017

Information requested

The following information on school's taking trips onto farms to learn about agriculture:

  • How many Schools conducted trips out to farms to learn about agriculture last year?

  • And how this has change over the last ten years?

  • Also could I have the information broken down by council area.

  • Also can I have it broken down into type of School, primary and secondary, mainstream or specialist?


Education Scotland is an inspection and improvement agency and as such does not keep records relating to individual school activities. This is a formal notice under section 17(1) that we do not hold the information you have requested.

I would advise you to contact the relevant schools in order to obtain the information you have requested.

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Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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