Gardening in Schools

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An in-depth guide to gardening in schools, including expert tuition.

This course provides an in-depth introduction to the development of a school garden and the integration of gardening into the curriculum, with many practical ideas and suggestions. It also explores social and emotional aspects of gardening, and considers the planning, design and maintenance issues.

Subjects covered include: planning and creating a school garden; gardening and the curriculum; choosing plants for a children's garden; growing food with children; garden activities and projects.Our course is composed of 6 easy-to-follow modules. There are 6 tutor-marked assignments. It involves approximately 36 hours of study time. The course is packed with practical tips and ideas. It includes advice from horticulture and garden design experts. In addition, the course explores the latest research in this field.

When you become a student you're assigned an expert personal tutor who you can contact at any time by email and who will work with you throughout your course. A member of our team is also available by instant chat between 9 am and 9 pm, 7 days a week, to answer any questions you might have at time to suit you.

A very useful course that helped me to plan out our school garden and integrate gardening activities more closely into the curriculum. Very useful feedback from the tutor too. Can recommend! 

Jane Taylor 
Gardening in Schools Course                 

Accredited Qualification

  • Edinburgh Garden School Certificate in Gardening and Garden Design in Schools

Book Now - Online Course Only £170

The first batch of course material will be delivered within 2 hours* and you can then begin working through the material, print it off or save it to your computer. (*7 days a week, between the hours of 5am and 9pm uk time only; at other times we'll send through your material as soon as we get back to our desks!)

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Pay by 6 instalments - 6 x £28.33 (Total £170)

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Your course material is delivered in a .pdf format directly to your inbox. You can then save the modules to your computer, so you can study when offline. You can also print your course material off if you wish.

If you prefer, you can order a printed copy of the course notes from EGS. These are despatched in large, A4 binders and delivered by courier. The cost is £60 including courier fees.

You will be offered the option to purchase a printed copy of the course notes after enrolment, but you can order them at any time during your course. This offer is only available to students currently enrolled on the course.