Belmont School Wins Centenary Award 2020

Belmont Primary School is the proud winner of the Centenary Plate 2020. The plate is awarded to the school that has made the best progress with horticulture during the previous year.

Awarded by Chiswick Horticulture and Allotment Society (CHAS), the award is hotly contested amongst local schools.

The Centenary plate award was started when the society celebrated it’s 100th birthday and the plate is also 100 years old.

Belmont have made exceptional progress, having transformed a former car park into a magnificent garden. The school prides itself in involving all years in the development of the garden.

You can see our earlier visit to her garden here


Chiswick Horticultural Society offers details of how to start a school garden project. The Society’s School Project Co-Ordinator, John Gill also organises visits to local allotments and runs the annual Centenary Plate award for local schools.

You can join Chiswick Horticultural for just £8 per year. Check out their website at

You can see some of the winners of the 2018 Centenary Plate Competition here