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Cheadle Catholic Junior School

Outdoors Education

In December 2022, we were crowned winners of Manchester Airport's School Eco-Garden competition. The win secured a £25,000 grant to develop outdoor learning areas, plant and wildlife study areas and community allotment spaces. You can see our winning bid below which details our plans. 

Cheadle Catholic Eco Garden

Our Eco-Garden Bid


Extended Outdoor Learning Provision is a key focus of our school improvement work this year.

Our aims are to:

  • Develop outdoor learning spaces working with lead specialist 
  • Further develop outdoor learning provision – embed Forest School strategies for all pupils
  • Use outdoor space to support curriculum development
  • Improve play provision
  • Work towards the Laudato Si: Live Simply Award by becoming more sustainable