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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05085

Banchory Academy Achieves Garden School Status

Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, June 27, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Finlay Carson, Maggie Chapman, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament congratulates Banchory Academy Horticulture Group on its work in making Banchory Academy the first Scottish school to achieve Level 3 Garden School Status; understands that, since 2020, pupils from the horticulture group have transformed the garden, adding in a vegetable patch and creating a wildlife area with a pond, bug house, bird feeder and a stunning rockery; further understands that the vegetables grown in the garden are used by pupils in their cookery classes; understands that the group has entered the Pocket Garden Competition; congratulates the students on the achievement, taking pride in their school, and wishes them luck in the Pocket Garden Competition.