Creating an edible school garden

Provider: Royal Horticultural Society
£90.00 (no VAT on this item) For one course
£135.00 (no VAT on this item) For two courses or two persons on one course
£180.00 (no VAT on this item) For three courses or three persons on one course

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Description Learn how to set up and maintain a sustainable food-growing garden, with fruit and vegetables which best suit school term times. Develop practical gardening skills and discuss and share ideas that link the garden with the curriculum. Encourage children’s active participation, awareness of healthy eating (including the government’s slogan to eat ‘five a day’) and where their food comes from and to lead a healthier lifestyle. The day will include some of the following topics, the top vegetables and fruit to grow in schools, preparing for growing vegetables and fruit, a monthly calendar, crop rotation, growing vegetables in containers, fruit tree planting and controlling pests
Duration 1 day
Categories Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Sciences, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Business Manager, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, Administration Staff, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Site staff, Technicians, Other support staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Assessment, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science / Geology
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

At the end of this course you will:

1. have been given the horticultural knowledge and skills needed to set up a food-growing garden or know where to find out more information to make this possible.

2. have a list of what ‘crops’ are most suitable for growing with children in school that suit term times.

3. have been made aware of some of the issues associated with growing food.

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Time 10am - 4pm

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.