Horticulture

KS4X 2015-16

 This course is primarily an outdoor course, designed to promote a healthy lifestyle and an appreciation for the natural world.  You will be involved with a wide range of activities within the school grounds, such as:

  • growing and harvesting fruit and vegetables
  • propagating ornamental plants
  • planting and maintaining a border
  • developing the school grounds and nature reserve
  • establishing and building a viable plant business
  • surveying the wildlife already present on the school site and planning to attract an ever greater diversity of wildlife
  • developing identification skills for plants and animals
  • construction skills in designing and making a wide range of outdoor furniture

and all of this whilst getting some physical exercise in the great outdoors.

 

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