Belmont Primary School Winners Of Local Schools Gardening Competition

Awarded the Chiswick Horticultural & Allotments Society Centenary Plate

belmont primary school children with centenary brass plate award


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Picture of the winning school - Buffy Pond

The Chiswick Horticultural & Allotments Society (CHAS) has awarded its 2019 Centenary Plate Competition, its gardening competition amongst Chiswick schools.

The First Prize winner of the Centenary Plate Competition is Belmont Primary School, with a very diverse, productive and informative growing area created from scratch. They were
presented with The CHAS Centenary Plate, a massive, 100-year old decorative brass plate, to display in their school for a year.

The Highly Commended Award for the runner up goes to Grove Park Primary School for yet
further successful experimentation with crops and observations. The Runner’s Up (silver rose) Bowl is awarded to Strand on the Green Infant and Nursery School for reviving the pond area and transforming a drab area into a delightful wild flower meadow.

A Highly Commended Certificate is awarded to Toddletown Nursery for wonderful
inquisitiveness about the basics of horticulture and wild life both on their own intensely
cultivated plot and on the allotments beyond.

The Centenary Plate Competition is open to all schools in Chiswick and The CHAS provides
support to the schools by contributing free seeds, bulbs, compost and active, hands-on
advice and assistance to those that request it.

Any school interested in participating in the 2020 competition should contact John Gill:

For further information, visit

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February 6, 2020


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