Case studies

Building an organic kitchen garden Building an organic kitchen garden
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Crondall primary school in Hampshire joined the Food for Life Partnership as a flagship school in 2009 and has achieved Gold. Around 200 st...

Getting businesses to invest in childrens futures Getting businesses to invest in children's futures
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Birchwood Primary School near Ipswich in Suffolk built a new vegetable garden from scratch in twenty weeks with the help of the Community P...

Engaging the community with gardening clubs and village fêtes Engaging the community with gardening clubs and village fêtes
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Abbey Road Primary School in Nottingham has found its gardening club and village fête have been extremely successful in engaging the local ...

Creating an organic garden with the help of the community
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
When Skerne Park Primary School came to it’s current site three years ago, it fenced off an area for a school garden, then realised that ge...

Harvesting community links Harvesting community links
Resource: Case study Age: 7-19
Watching students faces light up when they "see and eat the fruits of their labour" is just as, if not more, rewarding than achieving a Foo...

Children give parents the growing bug Children give parents the growing bug
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Helpringham Primary School’s first priority on joining the Partnership was to build a garden to grow its very own produce. One year on, 120...

Food growing at Bronze, Silver and Gold
Resource: PDF Age: All
Case studies from the Food for Life Partnership Food Growing Manual on food growing at Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Grandparents help children to grow veggies
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Children at Haydonleigh Primary School in Swindon have received special support to get their organic growing off the ground – from their gr...

How to get parents planting in the city - Carshalton Boys Sports College, Surrey
Resource: Case study Age: Secondary
Carshalton Boys Sports College is a flagship 11-19 comprehensive school with 1,200 students on its roll. Situated in Carshalton, Surrey, th...

My, how they've grown! – Creating a natural space for young children
Resource: Case study Age: Primary Subject links: Growing
Bourne Westfield Primary School in Lincolnshire is one of the largest primary schools in the country with an intake of ninety children into...

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