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Horticulture

This is a practical based course where learners experience a range of skills required  in maintaining plants, tools and the ‘growing environment’ Learners have access to two commercial Polytunnels  and a range of raised beds. The OCR led course enables learners to experience a range of skills required in maintaining plants, tools and the ‘growing environment’

Currently Woodfield Horticulture has achieved:

  •  RHS School Gardening Certificate of Achievement Level 1 and Level 2 Gardening awards
  • Capital Growth Award
  • Green Tree Schools Award                       
                

Development 2018-19

  • To provide organic vegetable boxes during the year
  • To produce resources to support other curriculum areas e.g. herbs for resale and drying

OCR Units undertaken:

  • E01 Insert plant material
  • E02 Caring for plant material
  • E03 Preparing and  planting a site
  • The learners also gain AQA certification as the course proceeds