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Welcome to the Growing Schools website which has been designed to support teachers and practitioners in using the "outdoor classroom" as a resource across the curriculum for pupils of all ages.
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Go to the Early Years Section
The Wild Weather Book
Loads of things to do outdoors in rain, wind and snow. Now there is no excuse to be bored and stuck inside…
Corrie Star Helps Launch 100th UK School Farm
The UK’s 100th school farm at Bebington High Sports College, a co-operative school in Wirral, Merseyside is launched on March 12, with help from a Coronation Street legend turned award-winning cheesemaker.
Education Growing: Growing Education Conference
Friday 5th – Sat 6th July 2013 - London
School Grounds: Step up to the challenge
Do your school grounds work hard enough for your children? Play Learning Life presents a fully supported ‘action learning’ CPD programme for Primary teachers. January - April 2013.
These video case studies are part of the virtual Growing Schools garden.
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To find out more, go to the Growing Schools Garden Award pages.
Find Growing Schools Gardens to Visit
All schools and settings can benefit from using the living environment as a school resource.
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