Following the announcement by the government of an impending Sugar Tax and a renewed focus on the dangers of sugary drinks, Education Business evaluates the importance of nutritional value in children’s diets and the importance of hydration for students.
With new frameworks in place to monitor how schools support health eating, Jo Wild of Food For Life examines the benefits that healthy school meals can have on pupil well-being and attainment, and why schools should be more engaged in cooking and learning about where food comes from.
Healthy Schools London is an Awards Programme that will reach out to every London child, working with schools to improve children and young people’s well‑being. Here, Alison Stafford gives an insight to the work being done.
One year on from the launch of the Free Infant School Meals, Education Business revisits how effective the School Food Plan has been in improving the quality of food in English schools. However, with the free school meals now under apparent threat, has it been effective enough?
Catering in schools is improving the quality of its food by meeting standard of nutrition, freshness and sustainability. The Food For Life Catering Mark is an initiative to tackle food in education and raise the standards even higher
Despite his fame and fortune, forged from a fanatical fancy for food, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver continues in his quest to improve nutrition and cooking skills in schools across the UK. Food Revolution Day, which took place in May, highlights the need for food education in the curriculum
Welcoming dining areas are as important to school meal success as delicious and nutritious food. Jeremy Boardman of the Children’s Food Trust offers tips for making your canteen a lunchtime magnet for pupils