The Potting Shed 

THE POTTING SHED

The Potting Shed is an exciting project developed in partnership with East Staffordshire Borough Council’s Greenhouse Team. Our Sixth form students run The Potting Shed as a retail unit, selling a wide variety of top quality garden products, plants, shrubs and lots more to the public.

 

Students learn gardening skills, develop their customer service manner and take part in activities which will help to prepare them for the world of work. The Potting Shed is a non-profit project and aims to help develop the students' skills in retail and horticulture.

 

Now in its second year, the project has gone from strength to strength, with more and more local residents visiting The Potting Shed to learn about the project and purchase plants. 

Please come down and support our special project!

JOIN THE POTTING SHED

  • Gain experience

  • Improve job opportunities

  • Learn new skills

  • Improve confidence

GET

EXPERIENCE IN

  • Horticulture

  • Retail Operations

  • Customer Service

  • Cash Handling

  • Team work

IMPROVE JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Gain work based experience

  • Learn how to apply for a job

  • Take part in practice Interviews

  • Complete a work placement

WORLD OF WORK

  • Develop CV

  • Gain OCR qualification in Life and Living Skills

  • Gain certificate of achievement

  • Move into employment

CONTACT OR VISIT US

We are open Tuesday-Thursday 9.30-2.00pm

Address:

The Potting Shed, Stapenhill Cemetery, Stapenhill Road, Burton upon Trent, DE15 9AE

Email:

thepottingshed@fountains.staffs.sch.uk

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