School Gardening Class

A ‘plant to plate’ programme that can be run all year round’ within the school grounds

  • Fun, interactive and practical food growing skillshops teaching and inspiring children about growing organic food; from soil science, planting seeds and nurturing plants right through to harvesting and eating healthy delicious produce 
  • Connecting children to where their food comes from, teaching them about the importance of healthy food and environmental stewardship 
  • Curriculum linked to support teachers to deliver Key Stage 1, 2  and3

 A 1.5 hr programme with two facilitators and one member of school staff per max 30 children. This can be run once a week or once a fortnight with 2 classes in a year group.

A 45 minute programme with one facilitator and one member of staff per max 15 children. 2 programmes can be run in an afternoon. This can be run once a week or once a fortnight with 2 classes in a year group.

A 45 minute programme with one facilitator with a group of 6-8 children based on the standard age/ratios.

 

The following are current and previous groups.
Year One – Class split into groups of 12 with one facilitator and a TA looking at the science of gardening as it relates to their curriculum
Year Two – Class split into groups of 8 who spend time once a week in the garden following a ‘plant to plate’ program

Year Five – A group of four focused on speaking in front of others
Year Two – A full class with two facilitators following a ‘plant to plate’ program in an existing school garden to maximise some underutilised space
Year Four – A small group focused on working together outside the normal classroom environment, with some focus on team work and taking turns
Year Three – A full class with two facilitators and a TA following a ‘plant to plate’ program in a new outdoor space

Year One – A full class with two facilitators and a TA focusing on growing herbs and winter salad for the school kitchen
Year Five – A small group focused on working together outside the normal classroom environment and listening skills

 

Classes can be as specific or general as you require, please send me your requirements and we’ll organise a visit and a chat

 

Childrens collage and description of sunflowers

We do love our sunflowers

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