Extended Schools

West Wight Problem-Solving

As part of our ongoing collaboration with the Ways Forward Extended Schools organisation in the West Wight the Growing Ideas team put on a special, Easter holiday,?Problem Solving Challenge Day today. Ways Forward runs the Extended Schools programme for West Wight and brought us in to run a series of challenges designed to test the […]

Huge Raised Bed at Oakfield Primary School

We installed the oversize, double length raised bed at Oakfield Primary School today that we planned with the parents, staff and children earlier in May. Working with families directly in their own homes as well as via their children at school are vital elements to the Growing Spaces project. We also managed to bury our […]

Growing Ideas and Gifted and Talented on the Isle of Wight

Growing Ideas ran the first of our Gifted and Talented days for primary and middle school children at Newport Primary School on the Isle of Wight. The theme for the day was Renewable Energy and two large groups of children took part in a series of problem solving and design challenges focusing on Solar Power […]

Growing Ideas & Family Learning at Oakfield Primary School

We delivered a combined Growing Spaces-Family Learning sign-up session (for Growing Spaces) at Oakfield Primary School, Ryde, today. Growing Spaces is a raised bed project delivered by Growing Ideas Limited in partnership with Medina Housing Association. Parents and children watched the Growing Spaces 2008 video before taking part in a series of fun and informative […]