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The Garden Classroom


The Garden Classroom, Best Innovator for LOtC 2012

Description

The Garden Classroom is a multi-award winning non-profit organisation which started in Islington in 2008. It reconnects urban communities with the natural world by delivering high quality hands-on activities in the outdoors, usually in a local park or garden but also on site on school grounds.

In addition to awards from The Forestry Commission and the Tree Council for its tree education programme, last year The Garden Classroom won Best Innovator 2012 at the Learning Outside the Classroom awards.

TGC's is managed by a board of dynamic volunteers and its patrons are Joe Swift and Dallas Campbell.

TGC delivers workshops with learning outcomes in the urban outdoors. From CPD training and food growing courses to science, numeracy, literacy, drama, including TGC's very popular World Book Week programme.
TGC listens to its beneficiaries by developing it's service and responding to users needs. If your school would like to discuss ways that TGC may be able to help please contact schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk

TGC is setting up a new teachers forum on Thursday 26th September. If you are a senior manager, teacher or TA and would like to attend, please email schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk or call 07591 544914.


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Contact

The Garden Classroom
94 Mildmay Grove South
Islington
London
Greater London
N1 4PJ

Pricing

The Garden Classroom is a non-profit social enterprise. It is partly funded by grants (The Ernest Cook Trust, William Kendall Charity and London Borough of Islington) and as a result it is able to charge an affordable nominal fee for it's services. £120 for a two hour workshop linked to the national curriculum in a local park or garden is the heavily subsidised rate for 2013. TGC is also able to tailor sessions to suit the specific requirements of a school including CPD, themes, focuses, outcomes. Each session is fully resourced and delivered by an enthusiastic facilitator.

Opening Times

The Garden Classroom's Head Office is open 09.00 - 3pm Monday to Thursday school term time only. General enquiries can be left on 07591 544914 or emailed to schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk during term time. (Outside of these hours and during school holidays enquiries can be sent to info@thegardenclassroom.org.uk and they will be responded to within 48 hours).

Contact

The Garden Classroom
94 Mildmay Grove South
Islington
London
Greater London
N1 4PJ

Pricing

The Garden Classroom is a non-profit social enterprise. It is partly funded by grants (The Ernest Cook Trust, William Kendall Charity and London Borough of Islington) and as a result it is able to charge an affordable nominal fee for it's services. £120 for a two hour workshop linked to the national curriculum in a local park or garden is the heavily subsidised rate for 2013. TGC is also able to tailor sessions to suit the specific requirements of a school including CPD, themes, focuses, outcomes. Each session is fully resourced and delivered by an enthusiastic facilitator.

Opening Times

The Garden Classroom's Head Office is open 09.00 - 3pm Monday to Thursday school term time only. General enquiries can be left on 07591 544914 or emailed to schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk during term time. (Outside of these hours and during school holidays enquiries can be sent to info@thegardenclassroom.org.uk and they will be responded to within 48 hours).

The Garden Classroom, Best Innovator for LOtC 2012

Description

The Garden Classroom is a multi-award winning non-profit organisation which started in Islington in 2008. It reconnects urban communities with the natural world by delivering high quality hands-on activities in the outdoors, usually in a local park or garden but also on site on school grounds.

In addition to awards from The Forestry Commission and the Tree Council for its tree education programme, last year The Garden Classroom won Best Innovator 2012 at the Learning Outside the Classroom awards.

TGC's is managed by a board of dynamic volunteers and its patrons are Joe Swift and Dallas Campbell.

TGC delivers workshops with learning outcomes in the urban outdoors. From CPD training and food growing courses to science, numeracy, literacy, drama, including TGC's very popular World Book Week programme.
TGC listens to its beneficiaries by developing it's service and responding to users needs. If your school would like to discuss ways that TGC may be able to help please contact schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk

TGC is setting up a new teachers forum on Thursday 26th September. If you are a senior manager, teacher or TA and would like to attend, please email schools@thegardenclassroom.org.uk or call 07591 544914.