London


The Edible School Garden
17th October 2014
Ravenscourt Park Glasshouses, W6 0SL

This course is designed to give you the skills to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space seasonally throughout the year. You will also be taught how to pass on correct tool skills and garden safety to children. The course will encourage you to inspire your pupils to think scientifically in the edible school garden.

 


A Year in Your School Gardening Club
17th November 2014
Hackney City Farm, E2 8QA

This course is designed to give you inspiration for year-round activities to sustain a weekly gardening club, in all weathers and seasons.

You will learn basic horticultural skills and gain information about safety aspects and practical considerations needed to set up and run a successful gardening club.

 


A Year in Your School Gardening Club
19th November 2014
Christ Church Streatham C of E Primary School, SW2 3NF

This course is designed to give you inspiration for year-round activities to sustain a weekly gardening club, in all weathers and seasons.

You will learn basic horticultural skills and gain information about safety aspects and practical considerations needed to set up and run a successful gardening club.

 


The Edible School Garden
21st November 2014
Roots and Shoots, SE11 6DN

This course is designed to give you the skills to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space seasonally throughout the year. You will also be taught how to pass on correct tool skills and garden safety to children. The course will encourage you to inspire your pupils to think scientifically in the edible school garden.

 


Grow More in your Edible School Garden
28th January 2015
Hampton Hill Primary, TW12 1HW

This course is for those of you with some basic experience of edible growing who would like to confidently plan the planting and harvesting of your edible crops across the school year.

Learn how to classify fruits and vegetables into families. Find out how to identify common weeds and tackle pests and diseases. Be inspired by practical techniques to encourage new growth from different parts of the plant such as the stem, root cuttings and tubers.

The course will be a practical gardening day which gives you the horticultural knowledge and skills to inspire and involve pupils of all ages in a healthy and flourishing school garden all year round.

 


Grow More in your Edible School Garden
30th January 2015
Roots and Shoots, SE11 6DN

This course is for those of you with some basic experience of edible growing who would like to confidently plan the planting and harvesting of your edible crops across the school year.

Learn how to classify fruits and vegetables into families. Find out how to identify common weeds and tackle pests and diseases. Be inspired by practical techniques to encourage new growth from different parts of the plant such as the stem, root cuttings and tubers.

The course will be a practical gardening day which gives you the horticultural knowledge and skills to inspire and involve pupils of all ages in a healthy and flourishing school garden all year round.

 


Urban Schools – Get More from your Growing Space
2nd February 2015
Rhyl Primary School, NW5 3HB

Do you work in urban schools where there is no allotment-style garden plot?

Your garden may be on a roof, in the playground or another urban space. You may be growing more in pots and containers than in the open ground. This course will provide lots of creative tips and practical techniques to make the most of your space and maximise your growing potential, for example, providing containers full of healthy fruits for foraging. Finally the day will cover the vital importance of trees and green corridors in cities, enabling you to explain the benefits of urban planting to your pupils.

 


Early Years Garden Explorer
2nd March 2015
Hackney City Farm, E2 8QA

This course is designed to give you the confidence and skills to be able to lead engaging Early Years learning activities focused on plants and growing.

 


The Edible School Garden
9th March 2015 
King Henry's Walk Garden, N1 4NX

This course is designed to give you the skills to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space seasonally throughout the year. You will also be taught how to pass on correct tool skills and garden safety to children. The course will encourage you to inspire your pupils to think scientifically in the edible school garden.

 


Whole Class Growing Topics for Your Primary School
18th March 2015
Charlton Manor Primary School, SE7 7EF

This course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to lead termly growing topics for the whole class, linked to subjects in the 2015 Primary Curriculum, throughout the school year.

 


Urban Schools – Get More from your Growing Space
25th March 2015
Fulham Primary School, SW6 1JU

Do you work in urban schools where there is no allotment-style garden plot?

Your garden may be on a roof, in the playground or another urban space. You may be growing more in pots and containers than in the open ground. This course will provide lots of creative tips and practical techniques to make the most of your space and maximise your growing potential, for example, providing containers full of healthy fruits for foraging. Finally the day will cover the vital importance of trees and green corridors in cities, enabling you to explain the benefits of urban planting to your pupils.

 


Growing and Cooking with Maths and Science throughout the Seasons
25th March 2015
Gallions Primary School Docklands, EC6 6WG

A hands on workshop looking at how seasonal growing and cooking can support learning in maths and science. Links will be made to the 2014 primary curriculum.

 


Thinking Outside the Planet
22th April 2015
The Crystal, Royal Victoria Docks, EC16 1GB

A practical hands on workshop combining growing and Philosophy for Children (P4C) to discover what choices man needs to make in order to live and survive.

 


Grow More in your Edible School Garden
27th April 2015
King Henry's Walk Garden, N1 4NX

This course is for those of you with some basic experience of edible growing who would like to confidently plan the planting and harvesting of your edible crops across the school year.

Learn how to classify fruits and vegetables into families. Find out how to identify common weeds and tackle pests and diseases. Be inspired by practical techniques to encourage new growth from different parts of the plant such as the stem, root cuttings and tubers.

The course will be a practical gardening day which gives you the horticultural knowledge and skills to inspire and involve pupils of all ages in a healthy and flourishing school garden all year round.

 


The Edible School Garden
6th May 2015
Poplar Primary School, SW19 3JZ

This course is designed to give you the skills to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space seasonally throughout the year. You will also be taught how to pass on correct tool skills and garden safety to children. The course will encourage you to inspire your pupils to think scientifically in the edible school garden.

 

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This web page will be updated as soon as we have arranged the 2014-15 training programme.

 

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