Research on School Gardening

Gardening in Schools

A vital tool for children's learning

New research published by the RHS shows as well as helping children lead happier, healthier lives today, gardening helped them acquire the essential skills they need to fulfill their potential in a rapidly-changing world and make a positive contribution to society as a whole.

 
St Leonard's pupil with the fruits of his labour

St Leonard's pupil with the fruits of his labour

 

Impact of gardening on learning

The above report is a summary of the findings from a piece of research carried out by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).  They were asked by the RHS to assess the impact of gardening in schools.  They surveyed 1,300 teachers and conducted an in-depth study of 10 schools.

 

Press Release relating to RHS report

 

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