For Gardening clubs or simple gardening with children:

Earth Easy    

Suggestions of what to grow with children and activity ideas. 

Gardening With Children   

What to grow on a termly basis, fact sheets and national curriculum linked activity ideas.


Useful list of guides for creating vegetable gardens easily. 

Royal Horticultural Society – School Gardening   

Gardening club activities and ideas and generally a great source of information.

For Classroom teachers:

Kids Gardening 

Outdoor learning resources, lesson plans, activities. Free CPD webinars aimed at teachers every 2nd Tuesday of each month. 

Outdoor Classroom Day 

Resources, lesson and activity ideas for outdoor learning. 

RHS School Gardening for Teachers 

Useful factsheets for gardening with children 

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Resources to support the learning about birds 


Lesson plans linked to birds 

TES – Outdoor Learning Resources for Primary Schools 

Outdoor lesson activities and lesson ideas 

The Chatty Zebra 

Outdoor learning lessons linked to poems and stories 

Twinkl – Take it Outside 

Printable resources 

STEM Learning – Outdoor Classrom Day 

Outdoor learning lessons and activities related to STEM subjects 

For School Leadership Teams:

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom 

Outdoor learning support and Award Mark Scheme. Members have access to lesson planning and free CPD. 

Food for Life – schools 

Award scheme to improve food education.  Link to Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Garden Project. 

Royal Horticultural Society 

RHS schools Gardening awards scheme. 

School Food Matters 

Grants and projects for schools to improve food education and provision of food in schools. 

Grow Wakefield

Grow Wakefield