Category Archives: Growing Schools Gardens

The Growing Schools Garden initiative is supported by bgen.  This section contains details of gardens and everything you need to know to become a registered garden.

Growing Schools Gardens Resources

NewGSLogoLoRes“We believe that every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability or circumstances.” lotc-manifesto.pdf On these pages you will find materials and links to help you deliver the best possible experience as an accredited GSGs garden. The Growing Schools programme has identified three areas that it regards as accessible to all as a framework for learning Continue Reading ››

Growing Schools Gardens Resources

growing schools logo“We believe that every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability or circumstances.” (read lotc-manifesto.pdf) On these pages you will find materials and links to help you deliver the best possible experience as an accredited GSGs garden. The Growing Schools programme has identified three areas that it regards as accessible to all as a framework for … Continue Reading ››

How to become a Growing Schools Garden

Why become a Growing Schools Gardens site?

NewGSLogoLoResHands-on learning outside the classroom has been seen to improve pupils’ outcomes in achievement, standards, motivation, personal development and behaviour. As an accredited GSGs site, you will join a network of GSGs throughout England that:
  • Exemplify good practice, including risk management, in children’s learning in the natural environment
  • Provide training for teachers and educators to develop outdoor classrooms for learning
  • Provide access to gardens that offer a range of plant displays and … Continue Reading ››