Riverdale Primary School

Name Riverdale Primary School
Category Primary School
Address 288 Ballynahinch Road, Lisburn. BT27 5LX, UK
Gardening opening 2000
Description
  • Dimension: 54 sqm
  • Growing methods: soil, soilless, compost.
  • In the garden the school cultivates: Vegetables, Decorative plants, Herbs, Fruit trees, Berries, Root plants.
  • Activities with children: sowing, replanting, harvesting, food preparation.
  • Link with the school curriculum: yes. Activities are closely linked to the majority of areas of the NI Curriculum.
  • Main objectives of the educational garden:
    o to help an individual child to have an appreciation of where food comes from and to engage in maintaining a healthy and balanced diet;
    o to help the group / class to work collaboratively and develop a range of social skills.
web site http://www.riverdaleprimary.co.uk