We are once again calling on enthusiastic green-fingered school children and teachers to enter their school in this year’s District Schools in Bloom 2016 Competition.

Wild About Wildlife!

District schools in bloom - helping children grow 2015

This competition is a great opportunity for local children to learn all about wildlife and growing together and to help teachers deliver the KS1 & KS2 curriculum.

Closing date for entries is Friday 06th May 2016

The categories for this years Schools Competition are:-

Perfect for Pollinators - We are looking for varieties of flowers which attract and support our bees and other pollinating insects

Vibrant Vegetables - Judges will be looking for different types of vegetables that are being grown and what happens to the produce once cultivatedd

Wonderful Wildlife - Evidence of attracting wildlife in the form of  Bird Boxes, Feeding Stations, Bat Boxes, Log piles for Insects & Slow Worms

Refreshing Rainwater - Best ways of collecting, saving and making the most of precious rainwater in the school garden.

Super-Duper Sunflower - The school with the tallest sunflower

This year we are working closely with the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust.


Dates for the diary

• All entries must be submitted  by 6th May

• Judging Dates:-All School entries will be judged from the w/c 11th July 

• Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday 16th September, 6pm, where all the winners and runners-up will be announced. 

How to enter

Please email your details including:

Name of school:
Contact name
Telephone number:
Categories you wish to enter:

to allotments@stalbans.gov.uk

(or download the form below)

Date of last review: 17 March 2016