School Garden


Our Vegetable Patch

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As anyone with a garden knows, they can be a lot of work! Luckily for GKNS, there are plenty of willing gardeners around the place, ready to get their little hands dirty!

Each year, every class is given the responsibility of one bed, which they must weed out, sow seeds into and nurture until harvest time.

As you can see above, we really do reap the benefits of all their hard work! This year, we had beetroots, onions, leeks and plenty of potatoes to sell at the front gate! Who knows what will be on sale next year!

Our Outdoor Classroom

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When the weather is nice, we enjoy drama, art and all sorts of other lessons in the outdoor classroom. This wonderful resources enables us to breathe in some fresh air while learning! It is a real novelty for the children and teachers alike.

Our Garden Pond

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The pond garden is proving to be a great habitat for wildlife. We have observed a fully grown frog, some baby frogs and there are even tadpoles in the pond, even though it isn’t the season. The frogs like hiding under things and in plants, so we have added some new ornamental grasses that we are sure they will like!

In the pond we also have rowboat bugs. If you disturb them they swim away really fast, using their legs like they are rowing a boat (which is how they get their name).