We have hosted farm visits for over 20 years, with a huge number of possible activities. We generally have a class of up to 30 primary school children. We focus on Food From Farming, with a farm walk, looking at soil, crops, machinery and in the grain store. We also have sheep, horses, and chickens to interact with. In the summer pond dipping is a favourite, as well as the orchard, kitchen garden and woodland. We have had much bigger visits, with secondary pupils and adult groups. White Quarry Farm covers just over 100 hectares of grade 2 arable land. The landscape is attractively undulating with the highest land to the north of the farm. A tributary of the Cock Beck runs through the farm. The Battle of Towton (the bloodiest fought on British soil, with 30,000 killed in 1461) was fought on the other side of the valley, and we have found artefacts from the battle in the soil.
Hedges are predominantly hawthorn and blackthorn with some field maple, hazel, dogwood and holly. Elder and sycamore have invaded many hedges. Elm is common particularly to the south west of the farm.
There is a shoot on the farm, and there are two or three coveys of wild grey partridges, as well as a large numbers of hares.
There is a large and active badger sett which is monitored by the local badger group. An excellent wildflower verge, including harebells, on the north eastern boundary, and a wildflower meadow near the classroom.