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Henry Fawcett gardeners go green
(01/06/22)
Posted by : Transform our World

By Alex Pang, Youth Engagement Officer

 

The Year 4 and 5 Go Green Gardening Group from Henry Fawcett Primary School in Oval, South London have been hard at work to transform their outside spaces.

 

Consisting of a group of Year 4 and 5 students, the group have carried on with their project of gardening and transforming their nature garden. They meet regularly with the school gardener Martin to learn more about planting and what can grow this time of year.

 

Around 200 students from Nursery to Year 4 in school also have the amazing opportunity to work with the gardener to learn more about food growing. 

 

Recently they also went on a trip to Borough Market! Taking part in The Felix Project, the group had a wonderful day out and learned more about how and what to grow, as well as understanding what makes a good stall and how market traders worked.

 

They had a go at decorating their own stall and are hoping to do this at the Kennington Park Festival in July, and back at Borough Market in October! 

Students running a stall at Borough Market

The group also enjoyed their tour of Borough Market where they saw a range of things, from tasty doughnuts to fresh and live seafood, and even managed to try some delicious cheeses! 

 

At school the group also joined The Felix Project school assembly to encourage others to sign up for gardening club.

 

They have also finished their lovely display to raise awareness about gardening club, and to show others what they have managed to achieve so far. The group worked hard to design and decorate this and should be very proud of their efforts! 

 

The next project for the group is to continue working on the nature garden.

 

Clearing and cleaning the pond has proven to be a hard task and the group have had to remain patient, but they can’t wait to get stuck in and change it into a space for everyone to use.

 

Henry Fawcett School was supported by Youth Engagement Officer Alex, funded by #iwill  

 

 

 

 

Gardening Club poster

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