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MEET THE TEAM!

 

Our team is small and friendly, each with our own expertise. We work hard together in order to provide the best service we can. 

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Hello my name is Stuart 

 

Prior to New Pastures, I worked  at Derwen College in Oswestry and Moulton College in Northamptonshire where I taught both practical and theory land based subjects, as well as being a course manager. I am passionate about inspiring and helping people to grow and helping them to achieve their personal targets. I enjoy teaching and facilitating practical skills such as agricultural husbandry and countryside skills. I love my cows and hedge laying is my guilty pleasure!

STUART WOOTTON

           Director

Katie Wootton

Hi I'm Katie!

 

Previously, I worked at Moulton College in Northamptonshire where I primarily taught countryside management and agriculture, from Entry level up to degree level. However, my passion was always teaching young people with learning disabilities and autism. I am passionate about helping people to learn new skills, and supporting them in a pastoral capacity.  My role on the farm is to deliver qualifications and the day to day running of the business.

My favourite animals are horses, I love nothing more than spending an afternoon pampering the horses and sharing my knowledge. 

 I am a smiley face to greet people in the mornings!

KATIE WOOTTON

           Director

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 MELISSA FATHERS

 Farm Support Worker

Hi!

My name is Mel. I’m a parent/carer.

I love to see people fulfil their potential and have a great time while doing it.

I believe in ability not disability. I love all aspects of art and photography and love to pass on what I have learnt.

 

To relax I love to ride my motorbike and go on adventures in the campervan.

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    ALICE BLACKBURN

 Learning Support Assistant

Hi!

My name Alice

I love the outdoors! I have always had pets such as dogs and rabbits, and I have grown up with horses too. Throughout my life, I spend many years volunteering at riding schools, helping out on local farms and spending all my spare time outside. I love the farming way of life, and I am keen to get stuck in at every opportunity I get. I have previously worked within a SEN educational farm provision. I loved being able to combine my passion for animals, the outdoors and farming, with my passion for supporting young people and watching them succeed despite challenges they may come across.

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