Saturday, 21 March 2009

The Jim Green Memorial Award

The Jim Green Memorial competition is an annual event held at the South of England Showground at Ardingly.The competition is for young people with a learning disability who attend Further education colleges /schools in the Sussex/Surrey area. It is aimed at encouraging a range of skills. Some tasks have to be done on the day and others completed in advance and taken along, together with plans and photos of the work in progress. Subjects include horticulture, baking, woodwork, craft skills as well as team activities such as building a scarecrow, digging a border and fruit and vegetable identification.
Colleges taking part include Manor Green College, Chichester College, Downsview Link College and Plumpton College. Its a fantastic day out and a well organised event enjoyed by all the students

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