Headteacher Marilyn Hampton said she hoped the food grown in the allotments could be used for school dinners and they could also start a swap shop where parents and residents could swap other vegetables for produce grown in the garden.And being prepared to duck the inevitable flack from the loonies among the parents…
She said: “The children are really excited about it. This really is one of the first times I have seen a school community really come together to work on a project. It is something all the classes in the school will work on.
“The children will have lots of jobs, from feeding the animals to watering the plants.
“It’s all about them taking responsibility for something and knowing it is theirs and they have worked hard for it.”
Friday 9 December 2011
A Word Of Advice, Marilyn Hampton…
…make sure lamb’s off the menu!