Tag: school

  • Growing Food at Lincoln St Faith’s

    Growing Food at Lincoln St Faith’s

    The National Food Strategy is the UK’s first comprehensive review of the food system in over 75 years. It was commissioned by the government and lays out concrete proposals for how our food system needs to be reformed to meet health, nature and climate targets. Interestingly, it has a lot to say about schools. Food […]

  • Food and Health in Primary School

    Food and Health in Primary School

    Conversation with a Learning Mentor Normally when I visit a food place, I prepare for a blog, take snaps, make notes, but today I put my smartphone down to listen up. Kirsty Ollerenshaw is a teaching mentor and a mother. When I first “met” her, on an online Incredible Edible event, she was asking questions […]

  • Can kids keep bees?

    Can kids keep bees?

    They’re not exactly the most usual school pet, requiring considerable knowledge and skills, some specialist equipment, not to mention the careful handling – but the learning opportunities are as bountiful and delectable as the honey! Wyberton Primary Academy near Boston shows us how it’s done, with a little help from Willoughby Road Allotment Association. The […]

  • Growing in Schools

    Growing in Schools

    Growing in Schools was an online event for home-educators, teachers, school staff, and anyone who thinks kids should get to learn how to grow veggies, and would like to help make this possible in your community – here are the recordings, for those who missed the live session! TastEd: Explore veg with kids Kim Smith […]

  • Food at the School Gate

    Food at the School Gate

    St George’s C of E Community Primary School in Gainsborough has designed a ‘Grab n Go’ food station at the school gates, which is feeding their school and the local community. They have painted white lines 2 metres apart on the path to ensure social distancing.    Anybody else – including passers-by – can help themselves […]

  • You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!

    You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!

    As we emerge from winter and welcome spring, children at Washingborough Academy have welcomed their grandparents to the school to help them plant their new batch of vegetable seeds. Following the success of the project last year, the school has now decided to grow a more diverse selection of vegetables and fruits to include more […]