Cleve West helps children towards school garden dream

Chelsea Flower Show best in show winner Cleve West has helped London's Christ Church Battersea Primary School, the first and only school in London to achieve Gold Level Accreditation for Learning outside the classroom, build a dream garden on wasteland at the school.

He took children's ideas and helped draw up the plan.
West said he was helping because "these kids are amazing, they have a great take on gardening, and they don’t hurt animals’.
The school won an art competition with Royal Parks to design a wildlife garden for invertebrates. Royal Parks said they would help and to raise the extra money required the Digging the Love campaign started.
Children raised money and help came from the local fire station, Good Gym Runner, ISG and Rochford.
The Mayor of London has now pledged £30,000 to help make the project happen.
Pupils now have pledges of £57,977 and need a further £8,230 to make their dream true. 
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