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The Garden Classroom has taken residence in an ex-park rangers brick hut on Newington Green, Islington.

Local illustrator Jane Smith has been putting the finishing touches to the hand painted shutters which feature squirrels and woodpeckers at our new base on Newington Green in the heart of Islington. 

The Garden Classroom is launching all new, all outdoor workshops for KS1 and KS2, taking children on a journey through their local green space to discover more about Trees. 

The Garden Classroom launches its fourth year of exciting World Book Day workshops for KS1 and Early Years. 

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Innovative countryside outdoor learning project is big success.

5 lucky schools from Islington, Hackney and Tower Hamlets visited a nature reserve and farm in Kent to participate in a full and inspiring day of learning outdoors. Two more pop-up garden classroom venues to add to TGC's portfolio.

In 2009, the University of Gloucestershire's Countryside and Community Research Institute (CCRI), together with f3, The Local Food Consultants, were commissioned to undertake an evaluation of the Local Food programme, which has run from 2009 to 2014. The purpose of this evaluation has been to conduct an on-going assessment of the programme in its entirety.

London Sustainable Schools Forum recommends The Garden Classroom.

Pupils from Hungerford Primary School session on Monday enjoy writing poems for TGC's Poets in the Park project as part of the Islington Word Festival at Whittington Park.

The Local Food Lottery, funder for TGC's Global Growers food growing project has published a new report: The Local Food programme: A social return on investment approach