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             Why should you support us?

The Agricultural and Rural Centre, is an exciting, specialist Not-For-Profit Community Interest Centre in Stockport that enables children and adults with Special Educational Needs, disabilities, Mental health issues and those who are vulnerable in our community,  to work with our animals and on the land.   

We offer a range of services that are unique in this area with a trauma informed approach to support our participants and ensure we are a mentally healthy place to enjoy.

We also offer some other exciting services that you or your school may be interested in.

Young Farmer days

Own a Pony Day

Animal Care days

Incubator Scheme

Parent and toddler 2020

Mobile Farms


Alternative education

School visits

GDPR policies and statements available on our Policies page
Coronavirus News - 
In line with Governmental recommendations, we remain open for any of our children who are on the vulnerable because they are supported by social care, those with safeguarding and welfare needs, including child in need plans, on child protection plans, ‘looked after’ children, young carers, disabled children and those with Education Health and Care plans.

Thank you to all our staff and volunteers who continue to provide a caring service to our animals and children.

Please email Paula Forth on 
for more information about any of our resources available.

Our Virtual School Lessons 

We are open
Monday to Friday

Spring at The ARC
Our incubator scheme was very popular again in February and we have a lovely set of new chicks who are enjoying their new home. Unfortunately we have had to suspend the scheme until further notice due to the Coronavirus.