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Food for Life offers FREE membership to schools

The biggest national school healthy eating programme, Food for Life, has today announced that it is offering free membership to schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The biggest national school healthy eating programme, Food for Life, has today announced that it is offering free membership to schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

Food for Life supports schools to get pupils eating healthy food and reconnect them with where their food comes from. Independent studies report that joining Food for Life has increased school meal take up, attendance, increased confidence of staff and enriched their school curriculum. It could also help your school meet Ofsted criteria.

Primary schools across the UK will now have free access to a range of curriculum tools and materials, including Jamie Oliver Kitchen Garden Project resources, designed by experts to get pupils cooking, growing and eating amazing food in school.

The resources can be shared with parents who are home educating and will benefit children of key workers who are still attending school.

Sophia Koniarska, Associate Director at Food for Life says, “The closure of schools across the UK has had an unprecedented impact on the way teachers are able to teach. We have heard some truly inspiring stories about innovative ways teachers are adapting to the new normal. Here at Food for Life we are keen to support teachers as much as possible, so we are offering free membership to our Food for Life schools programme to all schools, not currently enrolled with the programme, until the end of July.”

Enrolled schools will receive:

Schools can get started on their good food journey by visiting https://www.foodforlife.org.uk/registration/enrol and using discount code COVIDFREEMEM

 

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