School Orchard FAQs

Improve your school grounds and create a space for outdoor learning that is filled with native trees, bulbs and habitat boxes.

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And, if you have any questions about the FAQs below, please contact the Local Places for Nature team.

Please note, the deadline for School Orchard Packages applications is 1 December 2023.


Please read the following before submitting your application

Each package is pre-determined so you will receive ALL the items listed . Please ensure you have enough space to fit and store all the necessary items before you apply.

Our team will agree a work plan and delivery schedule with you, but you will need to be available to accept deliveries of all items below as agreed.

Keep reading for our other essential requirements. 

School Orchard items Delivery method
12x trees including stakes and wire tree guardsCourier
320x native bulbsPostal
2x bug boxes and 2x hedgehog boxesLarge box courier
A picnic bench Pallet
A selection of tools and gloves to meet the needs of the schoolLarge box courier
Water buttCourier
Guidance books Postal
Essential requirements, eligibility and application process
Insurance and landowner permission
The site and involvement of volunteers
More on our packages