Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program
Kingston Heath Primary School is a Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program School.
The program emphasises the flavours as well as the health benefits of fresh, seasonal food.
Dishes cooked reflect the vegetables, herbs and fruits grown, season-by-season, by the children in their organic gardens.
Our Kitchen specialist emphasises balance and moderation, and endorses the concept of preparing fruit-based desserts ‘sometimes’ only.
The Program is fully integrated into the curriculum as it offers infinite possibilities to reinforce literacy, numeracy, science, cultural studies and all aspects of environmental sustainability.
In addition, the Program delivers observable social benefits to all students, including those with special needs.
Students in Years 3 – 6 at KHPS have one 90 minute kitchen lesson and one 45 minute garden lesson each fortnight.