The Campaign for School Gardening thanks its partners

The RHS Campaign for School Gardening would like to acknowledge the kind support of its partners

We are very grateful to have been supported by the following organisations

The UK Space Agency
UK Space Agency is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. The agency is responsible for all strategic decisions on the UK civil space programme and provides a clear, single voice for UK space ambitions. We are working closely with the Education and Skills division of UKSA on a programme linked to British ESA astronaut Tim Peake’s  Principia mission to the International Space Station in November 2015. The project will give more than one million UK children the opportunity to work as an astrobiologist in a plant focused project looking at the potential for self-sufficiency of humans in space.

The Raspberry Pi Foundation
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is working to address the decline in young people’s programming skills through the provision of affordable, programmable computers for schools. We are working with the Foundation to encourage and support schools to link Horticulture and ICT in the curriculum, using a Raspberry Pi application for time lapse photography to observe changes in plants as they grow.

Gabriel Ash
Gabriel Ash produce quality Western Red Cedar greenhouses that are superior in design and construction. A seamless blend of wood and toughened glass; discreetly incorporating aluminium and full-ridge ventilation; only using the finest quality of Western Red Cedar. Gabriel Ash has created a timeless range of exquisite greenhouses all endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society. Gabriel Ash is a supporter of RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 and is supplying a beautiful greenhouse, worth £3,425, to the winners of the School Gardening Team of the Year category.

Thompson & Morgan
One of the UK's largest mail order seed and plant companies, Thompson & Morgan has a longstanding tradition of providing home gardeners across the world with the best products money can buy. The company's range includes an award-winning selection of seeds, young plants and bulbs, as well as an extensive range of gardening supplies. Thompson & Morgan is a supporter of RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 and is generously supplying a range of seed vouchers and seed bundles for the entrants, finalists and winners of the competition.

Keder Greenhouses
Keder Greenhouses are specialist builders of protected growing using a unique bubble plastic and rail system. Keder recently supported our RHS School Gardeners of the Year competition by providing one of their greenhouses to the winners of School Gardening Team of the Year 2014 and 2015.

We are proud the be working with the following organisations

Countryside Classroom
The partnership of organisations behind Countryside Classroom are committed to ensuring all children have the opportunity to learn about food, farming and the natural environment. It is led by and produced for teachers, to enable them to overcome the challenges they face in identifying and accessing the necessary support to inspire and educate their pupils.

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom believe that every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability or circumstances.

The Landscape Institute
The Landscape Institute is the Royal Chartered Institute for Landscape Architects and Landscape professionals. They work to protect, conserve and enhance the natural and built environment for the public benefit.

The Open Futures Trust
Open Futures is a skills and enquiry based learning strategy for schools to complement, extend and reinforce their existing educational curriculum. Since 2005 the RHS has provided skills based training in horticulture to more than 100 schools as part of this innovative and inspiring programme.

We would also like to thank the following organisations for their kind donations of seeds, plants, books and equipment, all of which inspire schools to do more in their gardens:
Bulldog Tools, Garden Innovations Ltd
Hartley Botanic, Kings Seeds, Link-a-bord, Octopus BooksRocket Gardens, Tenax UK Ltd, Thompson & Morgan and TTS Group Ltd.