Green-fingered Priory CofE School Wimbledon celebrate double award win

Katie Adams, mayor Krystal Miller, Rufus Ellison and Amie Pownall in the garden.

Katie Adams, mayor Krystal Miller, Rufus Ellison and Amie Pownall in the garden.

First published in News Wimbledon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

Green-fingered youngsters at a Wimbledon school are celebrating a double horticultural win.

Mayor of Merton Councillor Krystal Miller paid a visit to Priory CofE School in Queens Road on Tuesday, to congratulate them on taking a silver gilt award in the London in Bloom awards recently, added to a win in the schools category of Merton in Bloom last year.

Headteacher Jane White said: "Judges were impressed by the gardening the children had done.

"They grew and sold vegetables after school.

"Each class has a bed and they choose what they want to grow."

Coun Miller, a school governor, presented children with certificates to mark the occasion.


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