Free resources for teaching young people aged 3-16 years about where food comes from, cooking and healthy eating.

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Food education: Back to the future?

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education to pupils with additional needs

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Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education to pupils with additional needs

The characteristics of good practice in teaching food to pupils with addition...

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Characteristic 1 - Developing professional competence

A document from the characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 2 - Taking a whole school approach

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 3 - Knowing your pupils

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 4 - Teaching the curriculum

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 5 Developing skills for indpendent living

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 6 - Developing skills for work

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 7 - Running practical food lessons

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 8 - Eastablishing good food hygiene practices

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 9 - Developing practical food skills

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 10 - Exploring where food comes from

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 11 - Healthy eating

A document from the Characteristics of good practice additional needs guide.

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Characteristic 12 - Making choices

A document from the Characteristics of good practice guide.

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Practical food skills chart

A chart identifying the practical food skills that pupils can acquire, develo...

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