Gardening - Improving Fitness in the Summer Garden
A course to prepare for summersowing and planting for less mobile students in a care home environment.
Additional information about this course
This course is designed to promote health, well-being confidence and improve general fitness as well as developing basic summer gardening skills Some students may have limited mobility and the course aims to encourage more physical activity as well as maintaining and improving fine motor skills as appropriate.
Aa course to prepare for Summer sowing and planting for less mobile students in a care home environment
Who is the course for?
All abilities within a care home environment
What topics will this course cover
Handling seedlings Transplanting seedlings After care of young plants Planning for autumn
What will it be like?
WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.
By the end of the course I should be able to:
State 2 or more materials required To handle and sow seeds developing fine motor skills Transplant young plants demonstrating careful handling Apply basic aftercare of plants
How will I know I'm making progress?
Verbal feedback, digital photos and progress reports
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
No other materials required
Reading and information sources
What could the course lead to?
Involvement in local and national environmental organisations
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If you don't have a pin, please call 0113 245 3304 to enquire about enrolling on this course.