The students have cleared an area near the academy’s Polytunnel in order for some possible planting to take place. This was quite an arduous task and lets the students encounter a range of animals and bird life. We have constructed two large raised beds, one for outdoor growing and one to be located in the Polytunnel. We are currently sowing seeds for the autumn to spring period. We hope that using the Polytunnel should see the successful growth of a range of vegetables. The students have gained skills in crop life cycles, digging, using a range of gardening tools and joinery.