You can still register your entry to this years Cork Schools Garden Competition
The aim of the 'Pride in Our Community Schools Competition' is to support pupils, teachers in County Cork to bring nature, wildlife, plants and colour into their school garden/grounds, to promote horticulture and biodiversity and to give students a chance to interact with the environment and nature in a positive way.
Studies have shown that school gardens promote positive environmental attitudes and provide an excellent opportunity to develop more positive attitudes towards science at an early age.
The 2015 /16 competition is open to all primary schools in County Cork who have a school garden or are in the process of developing one.
The school decides on the participants for the competition, this will consist of pupils and adults. The pupils can be members of one class or representatives from a few classes. The adults may be teachers, school gardener or parents). The entry must be approved by the school principal.