Education and Training

Hulme Community Garden Centre offers a unique environmental space within an urban area providing great opportunities for learning. Our education team have the experience and skillset to deliver a flexible learning approach which meets the requirements of the current curriculum. 


Our aim is to take the pressure off you by providing a community based green space which allows children of any age to engage with and develop an awareness of the environment around them.   

On our extensive site we have available:


Straw bale classroom

Education polytunnel

Community gardens

Wildlife pond

Small woodland 

Outdoor cooking area

Who we work with

Primary Schools

We offer a range of services to schools. These include:-


Trips to the garden centre to include curriculum based activities.


Class sessions. Working at school with individual classes and groups around curriculum themes.


School consultations/help with developing school grounds, working with eco committees. 


General horticultural and environmental advice. 

Secondary Schools and colleges

We offer a range of services to schools. These include:

Formal qualification delivery. 


Working in partnership with schools and colleges to deliver horticultural qualifications. 


These can be based either at the garden centre or at school/college grounds. Current examples are City and Guilds, BTEC (Contact)-Trips to the garden centre/includes curriculum based activities.-Class sessions. Working at school with individual classes and groups around curriculum themes.


School consultations/help with developing school grounds, working with eco committees. 


General horticultural and environmental advice. 

Bespoke Training

We offer organisations and companies bespoke horticultural, sustainable and environmental training for staff and local community groups.


Local communities, businesses and allotment groups we have worked with include:


Siemens

University of Manchester

One Manchester Housing Association

Great Places Housing Association

Men's Room

Education Enquiry

For further information on education and training please contact Katherine on 0161 227 8198 or click the button below to email her: