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Buildings and grounds advice and support

Planting flower
If you want to develop a school garden, or you just want to get pupils out of the classroom more, use our top tips to find out how.

Develop your garden and wildlife areas

  • Growing schools provides lots of advice and resources about gardening and how to involve pupils
  • Get help from the Groundwork Trust to improve your grounds

Teach outdoors

Use Learning through Landscapes' resources to get outside the classroom more and improve learning in all subjects.

What can we achieve?

  • Behavioural and learning benefits from outdoor teaching
  • Increased biodiversity and environmental quality in school grounds
  • Greater respect for the environment
  • Growing and eating your own vegetables

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Tel: 020 7525 2000



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