In 2019, GCS won the National GROW 2 CEO competition and have invested the prize money in developing our own school garden. Currently this consists of a geodome and outside beds and fruit trees. We are passionate about our students learning basic horticulture skills and understanding the importance of growing their own food and buying local . We want to empower them to make small changes that can reduce their carbon footprint and make a positive change towards climate change and global warming. The school has produced lettuce, cabbage, beetroots onions, spinach, potatoes, herbs, strawberries, raspberries and blackcurrants which are available on our school market days. We also have several wildflower areas and have planted around 300 trees to contribute to biodiversity.
Have a look at the video below to learn more about our School Garden: