Portway Primary School
At Portway we currently have four areas of planters around the school so that pupils in all of the playgrounds can see the plants growing.
Mayflower Primary School
At Mayflower we have planters around the playground, an Early Years garden, and a roof top garden with a rabbit!
Hoxton Garden School
Hoxton Garden School, Hackney, London Our first year at Hoxton. We started to build the garden in February and after a month clearing massive tree trunks, old sheds and rotten bridges we constructed lots of raised beds. By June the garden looked like this and we had a huge amount of produce in just a […]
Selwyn Primary School
Selwyn Primary School, Newham, London We sold our produce at City Hall and got to meet the Mayor Boris Johnson. Year 1 created edible artworks We are running the garden enterprise project with Year 5 where they will sell their homegrown produce later on in the year. They also learned about germination. Head gardeners at […]
Southwold Primary School in Hackney is special as it is a rooftop garden. The garden can be seen as you walk up the central staircase of the school so it really is the heart of the school. We have built planters for all the classes with some extra ones for herbs, flax and wheat. The […]
Orchard Primary School
I started to work with Orchard Primary School in Hackney in the Autumn of 2013. We enlarged existing planters around the playground so that they now have a large growing space. Each class has its own planter which will be used for many gardening projects. We have also built four planters on a balcony to create […]
At John Scurr Primary School in Bethnal Green, London we have built a large outdoor classroom, and bespoke shed and greenhouse to maximise the available space. We have waterbutts to collect the rainwater and two compost bins and wormeries to turn the school food waste into soil and fertiliser. The garden is made of raised beds […]
Chisenhale Primary School
Chisenhale Primary School, Bow, London. I have been working with Chisenhale for over five years now, and the garden is fully integrated within the curriculum for all subjects and all year groups. We have a garden in the downstairs playground, garden planters in the nursery playground and class planters on the rooftop playground. An example of some of the […]