Launching on Tuesday 11th June 2019, our latest ’33’ project entitled Dear London Teacher will highlight 33 great opportunities for London Schools to prepare for London Climate Action Week* (1-8 June 2019). The project has the hashtag: ‘Love London. Love the World.’ This series of blogs aims to: Connect London’s Read more [...]
We have been raising funds to transform an area of land into an enchanting and engaging outdoor area , this area will be used for a variety of learning experiences and to enhance the well-being of our children and staff alike. We plan to grow a wonderful garden that will Read more [...]
This is a large grassed area, the local council have given it to us provided we can turn it into something wonderful for our community. We have so far made a beautiful top garden, 3 large high planters for wheelchair users, 4 giant tractor tyres for children, these are all Read more [...]
Nexus is a District Special Needs School which educates students aged 2.5 -19 years of age with moderate to complex Learning Difficulties. We also have students with additional complex Physical Disabilities. We moved in September 2017 into new premises in order to double in size. At the new premise we Read more [...]
New Scotland Hill Primary School is very passionate about creating a sensory garden for all of its pupils to enjoy. A sensory garden is a fun educational tool that allows children to explore and learn about their senses and nature, and generally interact with the environment around them. We hope the Read more [...]
We are creating a sensory garden in our little orchard so the children can use the space to investigate through touch, feel and smell. Also giving them the opportunity to grow plants and produce.
Nexus Foundation Special School educates children aged 2.5 – 19 years with moderate to complex Learning Difficulties. We also have students with additional complex Physical Disabilities. Nearly all our students are on the Autistic Spectrum. We want to create an Allotment on the School site that can be accessed by Read more [...]
Barmston Village Primary School situated in Washington, Tyne & Wear purchased a greenhouse with funding from Greggs. The children in Foundation Stage aged 3-5 years will be able to grow fruit, vegetables and flowers.
Our initial aim is to make students aware of their impact on their immediate environment and to help support the natural wildlife. We currently have unused waste land within our school grounds that we want to tidy up and grow herbs, vegetables and flowers to develop into a garden for Read more [...]
We are a large primary school in a busy town. We are recreating our own vegetable garden and Eco system. The children will be responsible to grow, cultivate and harvest their own food. This will result in them being able to design and create their own meals within the home Read more [...]
Anti-litter education online!
This project will make the existing school garden area an accessible, fun learning environment. We would like our children to learn the process of growing food, recycling, sustainable living and how to look after both plants and equipment. Our catchment is urban and many children do not have access to Read more [...]
Back in 2016 we got some funding to set up a bee hive – and now we are exploring creative ways to sustain this and involve more children, parents, volunteers – and our local community! We are running bee club events and linking with local businesses as well. We are Read more [...]
An urban edible garden on the grounds of a primary school in North Colchester.
Chase Bridge first opened as a Primary School in 1953. Today we are a three form entry Community Primary School and nursery in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, with about 640 pupils. We are very excited to introduce the merits of beekeeping into the school for Spring 2019. Read more [...]
A group of dedicated and enthusiastic pupils who are trying to create a sensory garden within the school grounds. The idea behind the sensory garden is to create a more engaging and relaxing space for all pupils to enjoy and this facility would particularly be of benefit to our many Read more [...]
We are passionate about food education at our school. As part of our outreach work, we are developing our ‘Growing Ideas’ enterprise work – specifically training up parents and carers to bake bread for sale in our wood fired oven. Thanks to a kind grant from the First500 fund, we purchased Read more [...]
There is a litter disaster in your community, and you can do something about it!
This year our academy has a strong focus on recycling, composting and becoming a greener academy! We will also post about our Trinity Farm. All of our students are always interested to get involved with our outdoor projects across the full campus, especially with our lovely farm animals!
Be The Change is the positive litter solution education programme and award scheme from Surfers Against Sewage and the Greggs Foundation. Be The Change encourages students to recognise that they have a leading role to play in tackling the litter crisis, while inspiring and empowering them to create and deliver Read more [...]
We are creating a large wildflower meadow in our school grounds. This will link in with the conservation we already do and the Forest School that runs every day rain or shine. We have a mound of grass that is unused by the children due to one steep side which Read more [...]
We have received a generous donation from Greggs Foundation Environmental Fund to renovate a garden outside our Year 1 classroom.
As an inner city school in an area with high levels of deprivation, where our children have limited or no access to safe, green space, it is important for us to offer our children opportunities to explore nature and develop a love and respect of it. The project will allow Read more [...]
The Superlearners’ class want to create a school playground that all the children can enjoy and become involved in; by growing flowers, plants, fruit and vegetables, supported by Greggs Foundation Environmental Grant.
we are creating a wildlife garden within our school grounds
We have planted some 420 trees in our spacious outdoor area, and are running Forest Schools programmes across the school ages to enable more children to gain a greater appreciation of their outdoor surroundings. We have been very fortunate to get sponsorship by way of a grant from Greggs to Read more [...]
My children’s School , The Croft Primary School in Painswick, Gloucestershire currently has a small nature area for reception and year 1 children, the friends of the croft school (PTA) would love to develop this area further to become a proper functioning forest school where all ages can go to Read more [...]
Our Be The Change programme tours the UK and highlights the importance of clean, happy community spaces and encourages, informs, inspires and empowers young people and the communities they represent to find POSITIVE solutions to the current litter crisis. Be The Change is a free interactive education programme and award Read more [...]
We have been allowed to take ownership of a field behind the school, which is landlocked and owned by the local authority. It is 5.2 acres and we plan to develop a school farm, and an area for the children to do PE.
Let the Anti-Litter education tour begin! With the start of the new school year comes an exciting step for our anti-litter education programme Be The Change. In collaboration with our friends at the Greggs Foundation we are delighted to announce that Be The Change will be setting off on tour Read more [...]
Ebbw Fawr Wellbeing Centre pupils would like the chance to help the environment and become more sufficient and independent as learners and young adults. The Wellbeing Centre provides support for pupils with emotional, social and behavioural issues. The allotment and garden area that pupils would like to create will also Read more [...]
Pupils and staff at Dunblane Primary School have been busy planting, growing and now harvesting some of our fruit and vegetables which we have grown in the school grounds. We have 8 planters and several large boxes for potatoes. The pupils will then be making healthy meals in the school Read more [...]
The wildlife garden and allotments at Grove Wood had been neglected for some time. The veg plots were full of weeds, the wildlife garden overgrown with brambles and the pond liner was torn. With the help of Essex Wildlife Trust and a grant from Greener With Greggs, we are currently Read more [...]
We are a large, thriving primary school with a BIG heart, educating children in the localities of Hook & Chessington, Surrey. Situated in the south west of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, on the very edge of the greenbelt, we benefit from an extensive, green and beautiful school Read more [...]
To set up a gardening club!
Our project aims to run an annual community Apple Day in the Autumn term in our new school orchard.
Designing and landscaping approximately 2 acres of school grounds to provide improved drainage, mature trees and shrubs, wildlife meadow areas, a wildlife pond, fire-pit area and field shelter/hide.
Argyle Primary is a fully inclusive community school that welcomes children and families from a wide variety of backgrounds. Though there are currently children from 23 ethnic backgrounds who speak over 25 languages, they are one strong school community, united by a clear set of values and ambitions.
We are using money we have raised to help build an amazing outdoor learning area for our school. It will be used by all of the school to learn about life outdoors, how food grows, and give them a chance to learn in a great new environment. It will also Read more [...]
The Brunswick Primary School gardening project will heighten childrens awareness and appreciation for the environment. Pupils will acquire gardening skills while learning about healthy eating. As well as attracting wildlife, the garden will provide a sanctuary for disadvantaged children. We will work with the local community to ensure the project is Read more [...]
Manor School is developing our Garden 2 Plate programme by further establishing our allotment. We use this to teach pupils where food comes from and to encourage them to eat different fruit & veg. We have already found when pupils were involved with sowing, harvesting and preparation, they were more enthusiastic Read more [...]
The project will establish a lunchtime/after school gardening club for young people. The club will work to create a sensory garden for use by their peers and in particular learners with learning difficulties and disabilities. The club will ‘adopt’ areas around the campus for the development of the sensory garden Read more [...]
To develop an allotment for the benefit of students from Manor Community Academy teaching various subjects and practical skills in an outdoor classroom environment. Greggs Foundation Grant is helping the project by funding gardening equipment and materials such as tools, fencing and compost as well as a wildlife area and Read more [...]
We are building a Peace Garden at the front entrance of our school to give the children somewhere to go to sit and reflect about the children and staff we have lost and give them time for quiet.
A school gardening project is a great way to get our children exercising out in the fresh air, and we recognise the importance of young people experiencing the world beyond the classroom as part of their learning and development. Contact with the natural world can be wonderfully nurturing for our Read more [...]
The aim is to make bug hotels, plant wildflowers, plant fruit trees and also to have an incredible edible patch in our community for all to enjoy and actively take part in the creation of. There wil be a series of creative activities for everyone to take part in and Read more [...]
We have received a Grant from The Greggs Foundation to create an allotment in our school Grounds. The project is lead by 2 teachers, myself and Christine Cameron. We have a rota of 15 children who participate in the Planning and Execution of the project. We have links with http://www.urbanroots.org.uk/ who Read more [...]
A primary school for children with Behavioural, Social and Emotional needs is developing a school farm and garden to support the education, social, therapeutic, health and food needs of the children.
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