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Greenpatch (Part of Groundwork Northamptonshire)

Type of service:
Community And Wellbeing
Address:
Valley Walk, Kettering
Telephone number:
01536 521555
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Service description:
Community allotment offering education and voluneteering opporutnities for children and adults aged 5-18+

Community allotment which provides after school club for 5-11 year olds, environmental study activities such as planting, making cakes, arts and crafts and the opportunity to look after ducks, hens and rabbits.

The Greenpatch is a calming environment for children who have a diagnosis of a mild/moderate learning difficulties. There is a holiday club run in the school holidays best to contact Greenpatch or look on facebook page regarding cost and dates.

Take school trips whereby students can do a potted plant, feed the hens and also print a bag. Students from Complimentary Education attend and learn about vegetables, planting sunflower seeds and understand the importance of where there food comes from.

See facebook page or contact Sue McKay for opening times

Referral Through local schools or word of mouth

Offer sessions on Saturday morning at Coronation Park, Corby 9:30 - 12:30. Building Better Opportunities is a programme for 19+ to overcome barriers to employment in Kettering.



Cost:
£4.50 school trip 2hrs to feed hens, pot a plant and print a bag
Age range:
5 years - 18 years
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Eligibility criteria:
  • Aged 5-18
Referral route:
  • Professional Referral
  • School Referral
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