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The gardening short course provides opportunities for students to develop gardening knowledge and skills and use them effectively.

Gardening activities provide an excellent opportunity to develop the following core skills:

  • Ability to learn
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • IT skills
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy.

Students will learn and demonstrate the skills and techniques needed in gardening, develop an awareness of how gardening promotes a healthier lifestyle and can have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. Students will also gain an understanding of the importance of sustainable practice and the positive impact that gardening has on the wider environment.