Soil Association, Focus on Food, Health Education Trust, Garden Organic and the Royal Society for Public Health join forces to form a network of schools committed to transforming food culture. Register your school now!
The School Food Trust, formed by the DES in 2005, became a charity, the Children's Food Trust in 2012. The charity is committed to transform school food and food skills, promote the education and health of children and improve the quality of food in schools.
The School Food Plan is the government's independent review of school meals and food leadership in schools, led by Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent and supported by an expert panel. Endorsed by the Department for Education the plan represents the vision, funding and steps needed to transform school food culture.
FareShare, a national UK charity, collect surplus ‘fit for purpose’ products from the food and drink industry and deliver it to organisations working with disadvantaged people (including breakfast and after-school clubs). They work with schools to promote the message that "no good food should be wasted".
Healthy Schools London is a new initiative recently launched by London Mayor, Boris Johnson with over £600,000 funding. It is voluntary for schools to register and get started on the Bronze, Silver and Gold award scheme. The programme focuses on a whole school approach to health and well being and awards in some boroughs come with cash prizes
Magic Breakfast is a registered charity that delivers free, healthy breakfast foods to UK primary schools with more than 50% Free School Meals. Currently, they are providing breakfast items to 6,000 children at school breakfast clubs in the UK.
Appetite for Action is a free educational website for primary schools that helps tackle a range of sustainability issues through the topic of food. Developed in conjunction with teachers, the website offers schools free resources, from lesson plans and fact sheets to activity ideas and films, helping pupils to reduce food waste and grow their own fruits and vegetables.
Change4Life is a movement to help families eat well, move more and live longer. We're here to help you make the small changes that can have a big effect on your health. Visit their schools webpage for useful resources and to register your school now.