The Food – a fact of life Challenge activities have been written to support teachers not following the national curriculum for their specific country or those following a challenge or theme-based approach. However, they could be used in any primary school across the UK.
The Challenges cover healthy eating, cooking and where food comes from and provide a wide range of activities that teachers can select depending on their pupils’ needs, age and abilities, and the time available.
Each Challenge presentation comprises:
- slides to present the Challenge to the class, including images, information and questions to stimulate pupil discussion and planning;
- a teachers' guide with opportunities for learning and a variety of pupil activities that can be completed individually or in groups.
The Challenges culminate in a final outcome, which could be paper based, such as a poster or display, a video or interactive activity, a recipe, menu or dish/range of dishes, depending on the theme of the Challenge.
An optional pupil certificate is available to download and personalise once the Challenge has been achieved.
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