The content of the Twilight Sessions

Third session (Autumn):
  • Harvesting, cooking, eating: Establishing healthy eating habits.
  • School grown produce: enterprise projects and harvest festival
  • sowing/planting for winter, putting beds to bed, seed saving.

Growing Devon Schools Twilight Sessions

New for 2019 the Growing Devon Schools Partnership have been offering a block of 3 free practical training sessions for teachers, TA’s and school garden volunteers at schools around Devon. The Autumn sessions are open for booking for new and previous participants. See below for dates, locations and booking.

The aim of these sessions is to support school staff and volunteers to gain the confidence and skills to use the school grounds more productively, for:

  • food growing, harvesting, cooking, composting.
  • wildlife gardening
  • integrating outdoor learning into the school year
  • making curriculum links, furthering healthy development, catering for all abilities and learning styles.
The free sessions will take place on the following dates and locations:
– Colyton, East Devon: Thursday 26th September 2019 Book here for Colyton 
– Teignmouth Tuesdays 8th October Book here for Teignmouth
– Widecombe-in-the-Moor Tuesday 24th September Book here for Widecombe
– Okehampton: Monday 30th September. Book here for Okehampton 
– Exeter: Monday 7th October. Book here for Exeter.