Holding a plant ready to pot up

Our exciting workshops offer hands-on sessions for children at Foundation Stage and Primary and Secondary schools (KS1-4). Activities range from picking incredible edible plants to going on wonderful woodland adventures. We can also offer workshops for groups with Special Educational Needs (SEN) of all ages.

See all the workshops we have on offer in our schools brochure:


How to book guided visits and workshops

  1. Choose a workshop from the workshop brochure (1.4MB pdf)
  2. Contact us to book, plan your visit and arrange a pre-visit. 
  3. Use the self-guided resources  to help you plan the self-guided part of your day.
  4. Encourage your class to take part in our lunchbox challenge to help us create less landfill waste and reward students after your trip with a lunchbox challenge certificate (225kB pdf).
  5. Get in touch with the Library at RHS Garden Harlow Carr to borrow a book bag (167kB pdf) to complement your workshop.

Contact information

To book your visit or for further information please contact us.
Tel: 01423 724646
Email: schoolsharlowcarr@rhs.org.uk

More about self-guided visits
 
Secondary school workshops

We have a range of workshops suitable for secondary students, Key Stage 3, 4 & 5, which can be adapted to suit your requirements. We are also happy to develop new tailor-made workshops to meet your individual objectives.

  • Art
  • Den building
  • Ecology practicals
  • Propagation
  • Sustainability
  • Team building  
Special Education Needs (SEN) workshops

Our garden is a perfect environment for all children to feel relaxed, have fun and access quality learning. We cater for children of all abilities aged between 3 and 18 years old, and can adapt existing workshops or create workshops for your specific requirements.

  • Art
  • Garden walk and clay creations
  • Kitchen garden
  • Propagation
  • Wildlife and habitats

Courses & workshops

Learn a new skill or brush up on old ones with a workshop or short course with the RHS.

Find a course

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.