Getting Started - A beginners guide to growing in school

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 Planning and setting up a school garden is suitable for schools that are currently at the Campaign for School Gardening’s Level’s one and two. Those attending this day may be completely new to gardening or have some experience of gardening in their own home, but are new to school gardening. The day will include some of the following topics: finding funding to start your garden, gardening on a limited budget, designing your school garden, health and safety in the school garden and gardening for the school year. Some basic horticultural skills will also be covered, for example, what tools to purchase and how to use them correctly, planting and establishing plants, seed sowing and soil testing and preparing soil for sowing and planting.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Primary, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Sciences, KS1, KS2, 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, Governor, Child Protection Officer, Earth Science / Geology
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

At the end of this course you will:

1. know how to plan for and design a new school garden.

2. have learnt some basic horticultural knowledge and skills needed to start a garden in a school.

3. have ideas of how to fund a school garden.

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Times: 10am - 4pm


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