Killyleagh Integrated PS

Name Killyleagh Integrated PS
Category Primary School
Address 12 Shrigley Road, Killyleagh co. Down, UK
Gardening opening 1939
  • Dimension: 440 sqm
  • Growing methods: soil, compost, aquaponic.
  • In the garden the school cultivates: Decorative plants, Herbs, Fruit trees, Root plants.
  • Activities with children: sowing, replanting, harvesting, food preparation.
  • Link with the school curriculum: yes, with World Around Us, Literacy, Numeracy, and PDMU topics are all covered when children are actively engaged in gardening activities.
  • Main objectives of the educational garden:
    o to help children to develop as an individual, develop gross and fine motor skills;
    o to help the group / class to develop social skills, an ability to work collaboratively and to work outdoors.
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