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Sunflower Competition

The Competition has been running since 2008 and is open to all schools in Milton Keynes.  Schools are provided with a packet of sunflower seeds, information on how to grow them and access to the web page to input the size of their tallest plant.  Schools can input the size of their flower at the end of the school year, or if someone is able to look after it over the summer holidays, the final deadline is the second week back in September.

This competition could not go ahead without the continued support of Sutton's Seeds who provide over 100 packets of Giant Yellow sunflower seeds and Reflections on Learning who donate the prizes each year. 


Previous winners

2008 - Bradwell Village School - 2.94m tall sunflower

2009 - Knowles Junior School - 3.57m tall sunflower

2010 - Water Hall Primary School - 3.29m tall sunflower

2011 - Caroline Haslett Primary School - 4.4m tall sunflower

2012 - Caroline Haslett Primary School - 4.47m tall sunflower

2013 - Caroline Haslett Primary School - 3.50m tall sunflower



  • Congratulations to everyone who took part in the 2013 Sunflower Competition!
  • The winners are Caroline Haslett Primary School for the third year running, Old Stratford Primary School in second place and Tickford Park Primary School in third place.


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