Charlton Manor Primary School has its own Secret Garden hidden away. A number of years ago it was derelict, but today it is an award-winning haven with flowerbeds, vegetables, fruit trees and vines, greenhouse, wildlife area with pond, bird hide, chickens and even bees. The garden has been awarded Green Flag status for the past four years. In 2012 Charlton Manor led schools from Greenwich on a learning journey into plant care. This resulted in them growing beautiful cut flowers, which received a coveted silver-gilt medal at the Chelsea Flower Show and gave them an opportunity to meet Her Majesty the Queen. Every year since, the school has been involved at Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Shows and Bexley in Bloom.