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Sunflower Growing Competition 2019


The sunflower growing competition ran since 2001 and has proved to be very popular with pupils and staff alike. The sunflower competition has now come to an end and has been replaced with the pumpkin growing competition.

Further information

Sunflower Growing Competition 2019

Congraulations to Rolleston Primary School that won, with the heaviest sunflower head in the 2019 competition (1.75kg). Congratulations to the runners up

  • 2nd – Nurturing Group (1.017kg, 0.769kg and 0.649kg)
  • 3rd – Bridge Junior School (0.376kg, 0.649kg)

All three schools will receive a Co-operative voucher to spend on some nice goodies. Rolleston will receive the shield with an updated panel.

Supports your Eco-Schools healthy living, school grounds and biodiversity. Please note from 2020, we are now running the pumpkin growing competition which can be found under competitions. 

How to plant your sunflower seeds

Please note trays are no longer provided. Just use a tray you will have somewhere in school.

Potting up your sunflower seeds 

If you have any further questions please email


Please consider the environment.