School grounds, growing & gardens
Children & Nature Network: green schoolyards resource hub
Tools and resources to support building and sustaining successful green schoolyards programs, from advocacy kits that will help you make the case and secure funding, to resources for activating and maintaining green campuses.
Resources, places to visit & school support on food, farming & the natural environment. Amazing range of free resources covering all Key Stages and aspects of the curriculum.
Eat Move Learn
Gardening & growing activities, food facts and other healthy living resources for children, parents & teachers, from the World Cancer Research Fund.
An international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey, providing a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.
Food Growing Schools: London partnership
Food growing expertise, information & support aiming to inspire & equip every school to grow their own food. Lots of good resources including advice, activity sheets & termly themed activity packs.
Fungi 4 Schools
Loads of curriculum-linked teaching resources and activities on growing mushrooms, from the British Mycological Society.
Garden Organic: schools resources
Practical advice & activities on how to start & maintain an organic food-growing garden. Quick-reference Growing Instruction Cards, activity sheets, wildlife projects, planning advice & more.
Open Futures resources: Grow it & Cook it
Engaging children with the wonders of growing fruit and vegetables whilst supporting literacy, numeracy and science, and giving children the opportunity to understand where their food comes from.
Outdoor Classroom Project
US programme aiming to educate teachers, administrators, and parents about the value of outdoor play for children’s development. Lots of research, policy documents & other resources.
RHS Campaign for School Gardening
Free welcome pack & lots of support and resources for starting a school garden, from funding, planning and growing to lesson plans in all subjects.
School Food Matters
Campaigns for fresh sustainable food in schools and promotes food education through cooking, growing and visits to farms.
School Garden Support Organization Network
'Made up of organizations and individuals that support multiple school garden programs at a regional, school district, or state level. By sharing resources and encouraging dialogue among school garden support professionals we hope to eliminate redundancy and help facilitate regional-based school garden program development.' (US)
Resources to support school gardens during COVID times
Links to a range of useful resources under the headings distance teaching resources; virtual gatherings; outdoor classrooms to support reopening schools; garden access, care & harvest; and an online forum. From SGSO (US).