RHS Young School Gardener of the Year 2016

Alice Smallman
6 years old from St Mary's CE Primary School, Kingswinford
KS1/P1-2 Finalist

About Alice

Alice has attended the Gardening Club at school since being in Reception in 2015 and hasn’t missed a session! Amongst other skills, Alice has learnt how to sow seeds, plant potatoes, harvest crops and attract wildlife. Alice shows great joy and enthusiasm for the outdoors, works co-operatively with other members of the club and is a real inspiration for the adults and children around her.

Judges' comments

“It’s great to see someone so young being such a wonderful gardener – keep going!”

“Alice impressed us all with her enthusiasm and commitment – well done for being the youngest and longest standing gardening club member.”

“Alice is a bright young person benefiting from the fantastic support of her Grandad and school. We are all looking forward to seeing her future achievements.”

Alice's entry video


See the profiles of our other winners and finalists:

Fred Wilcox
Kenzo Marbrow-Wright
Molly Hall
Matthew Cossins

KS1/P1-2 Finalists
Harrison Coombs
Louisa Mossman

KS2/P3-6 Finalists
Imani Fenton-Roach
Jack Hazell
Rosanna Wright

KS3/P7-S2 Finalists
Dylan Ayling
Eòghainn Simpson
Jess Buckle

KS4/S2-3 Finalists
Keri Kerr
Liam Luckhurst
Thomas McBride

View the winners and finalists from previous years:

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2015

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