Welcome to Grow Your Own Potatoes

A project that teaches primary aged children about potatoes. With almost 2 million primary school children benefiting from this classroom experience that is linked to the UK curricular children learn how potatoes grow and how they fit in to a healthy balanced diet. All you have to do is register your school to receive a FREE potato growing kit, use the supporting lesson plans and worksheets and for a chance to win fabulous prizes for your school, enter the competition once you have harvested.



Registrations for 2017 are now closed. 

All kits will be dispatched ASAP in time for chitting to start on Tuesday 21 February.

Planting 2017

Your seed potatoes should now be planted :) 

Make sure you keep them warm and watch out for any frost if growing them out doors

Beneath the Soil

Remember the fourth Rocket seed potato is for the Beneath the Soil project

A great way for children to how potatoes form underneath the soil.

Are you making the most of our resources?

New resources!

Study our ‘plant health’ reference chart to maximize your yield and then check the accuracy of your results using our helpful weighing guide.

Plant Health factsheet Weighing worksheet
  1. Example Grow Your Own Potatoes kit


    Register now for Grow Your Own Potatoes 2018. Kits are limited so don't delay.

  2. 2.
    Boy and girl with Grow Your Own Potatoes kit


    Use the supporting lesson plans and worksheets.

  3. Man and two children planting potatoes


    Growing potatoes is fun and your school can even cook and eat the end results!

  4. 4.
    Colourful table

    Win prizes

    The heaviest harvests win fabulous garden furniture for your school.

Educational Resources

Download our free, curriculum-based resources for use in your classroom

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