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'LEARNING without WALLS'

Multi-Award Winning Allotment-Style Gardens for Schools and Community Projects.

Ways we can help you:

  • Create a low maintenance, safe place to play and learn
  • Develop and increase knowledge through outdoor learning
  • Bespoke designs to suit all locations, spaces and budgets
  • Educate through our sustainable workshops and lesson plans
  • Follow up planned maintenance services and SLA's designed to your unique needs
  • We can offer you a 'Bespoke Service' to enhance your Outdoor Learning Area's
 
Allotment Themed Gardens
Dig It Projects- Allotment Garden
Bird & Butterfly Gardens
Outdoor Classrooms
Dig It Projects - Outdoor Classroom 3
Sensory & Memorial Gardens
Tyre Park
Play Shelters
Fitness Trim-Trail
Trim Trail Adventure Park
Nature & Wildlife Gardens
Nature & Wildlife Panels
Towers & Slides
Towers & Slides
Bespoke Play & Learn Areas
Surfacing & Fencing
EYFS Play & Learn Areas
EYFS Play & Learn Areas



Latest Project

Bailey Green Gardening Club

In 2012 Dig It projects installed an Allotment Garden at Bailey Green Primary School in Newcastle.  Since then members of the Bailey Green Gardening Club have been really busy making the most out of their allotment garden. We really love to see the children having fun as they work digging, planting, potting, watering and weeding are all the kind of jobs that children enjoy taking part in and they are learning so much about where their food comes from as they go.  It’s great to see pics of home grown vegetables the end results of all their hard work 


 

 

 

Growing the National Curriculum in 2014

The new National Curriculum for Primary schools has been published and as predicted, gardening continues to be a key theme, particularly in the early years.  Learning outcomes for years 1 – 3 include:
Year 1

  • Identify and name a variety of common plants including garden plants and trees/ deciduous and evergreen.

  • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants.

  • Observe changes across the four seasons.

Year 2

  • Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.

  • Find out and describe how plants need water, light and suitable temperature to grow and thrive.

  • Identify that most living things live in habitats and micro-habitats.

Year 3

  • Identify and describe the functions of different flowering plants.

  • Explore the requirements of plants for life and growth and how these vary.

  • Explore the part flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants.

Themes around planting and growing continue in years 4 to 6, after the seeds of interest have been planted.
Dig It Projects can help you with all you need to capture the imagination and enthusiasm of the pupils in your school/ nursery/ community group.  From outdoor classrooms and bespoke planters to seeds and lesson plans, we can supply all you need to deliver thought-provoking, practical and interesting lessons.  We can even help you source funding.
Call 01287 655430 or email info@digitprojects.com to discuss your requirements.


Dig It Answers DIY SOS Call

The show aired on Monday 12th May 2014. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0446mcv

Richard and the team were very pleased to help DIY SOS transform the lives of a couple in Houghton le Spring.  Volunteering their time and know-how for the week, Dig It Projects carried out the landscaping and gardening work. 

           
 


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