A little ring-fencing please!

27 July 2017

Back in March we excitedly announced the Healthy Pupils Capital Programme. Now it appears the coffers have already been raided.

An article in the Guardian confirms the news that the Department for Education will be using the cash raised through the sugary drinks levy to plug holes in the education budget. With little or no action coming forth from the Childhood Obesity Plan (we'll be celebrating its first birthday in a couple of weeks) it now appears they'll be even less money to fund much needed healthy eating programmes. We'll be picking up this conversation in September and trying to convince the DfE that the Healthy Pupils Capital Programme needs to be ring-fenced for ... healthy pupils!

In other news ...

A 'soup-er' success

7 February 2018

Borough Market traders were given a run for their money yesterday when four local schools set up shop for the third year of the Young Marketeers Winter Sale.

Boutcher Primary School

Winter Sale Food Quality Visit

1 February 2018

This week our four Young Marketeers schools were subjected to the scrutiny of Borough’s Food Quality Panel ahead of the Winter Sale next week

BBC Cook of the Year

24 January 2018

Nominations are now open for Cook of the Year in the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018.