Welcome to Grow Your Own Potatoes
A project that teaches primary school children about potatoes. With almost 1 million primary school children benefiting from this classroom experience linked to the UK curricula, 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.
2010 Winners - Northwood Primary School
The winners of GYOP 2010 were Northwood Primary School on the Isle of Wight who grew an amazing 5400g of Rocket potatoes from 3 seeds.
Register now for GYOP 2014. Kits are limited so don't delay!
Register for 2013
Growing potatoes is fun and your school can even cook and eat the end results!
This year we are giving away fabulous garden furniture as prizes for the winning schools so secure your growing kit now while stocks last and get ready to plant in March.
Win fantastic prizes in 2013!
Win fantastic prizes in 2014
Download our free, curriculum-based resources for use in your classroom
New for 2013
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