“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 learning www.growingschools.org.uk/AboutUs. They are:
- Food and farming, including the managed countryside
- Gardens, gardening and green spaces
- Wildlife and the natural environment
Schools and other learning organisations engaging with GSGs will be therefore be looking to provide meaningful and relevant experiences in nature for their students within this framework.