Summer Term 2019 CPD Full-Day Courses @ Sibford School

Are you passionate about growing edible plants in your school?
Want to improve your outdoor learning space or expand on your existing achievements?

This full-day CPD course is designed to show you practical tips which will help you lead a successful club or lesson outdoors. You will come away with new ideas for lessons, some basic resources and most importantly inspiration to take back to your setting.

The morning will be more of a theoretical overview. Topics covered;

  • How to improve your soil
  • No dig principles
  • Outline on pests & diseases

The afternoon will be more practical. Topics covered;

  • Seed sowing into pots & trays
  • Preparing a seed bed
  • H&S with tools
  • Sowing seeds direct
  • Planting out

The course will end with an overview, covering;

  • How to garden on a budget
  • Sharing good practice – group learning
  • Lesson ideas & create your own action plan

Summer Course Dates;

Friday 19th July 2019 – 9:30am-3:30pm

Autumn Course Dates – Coming Soon

Book your place now; email – harry@growitschools.co.uk



Q & A 
Where is the course?
Sibford School  (OX15 5QL) – Horticulture Department

How much does it cost?

Who is it for?
Teachers, TA’s or support staff who have an interest in growing at school. It would also be ideal for someone who already leads or is planning on leading an after school club. The course is jam packed with useful ways to maximise your space, save time, money and produce amazing healthy plants. You will also come away with a personalised action plan to help make positive actions this spring to give your outdoor space, playing fields and playgrounds the best possible start in vegetable and fruit growing.

Inspire and motivate pupils with exciting additions to your outdoor curriculum and environment. Collaborate with other teachers and parents to get growing and re-connecting your pupils with food and nature in school.