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

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Happy 30th birthday Food - a fact of life

It’s time to wish Food – a fact of life a happy 30th birthday, which was launched back in 1991.

FFL virtual practical workshop – Food science and food skills – practical applications (Feb)

Find out how you can build pupils’ food science knowledge and develop their practical food skills...

  • Cost
    FREE
  • When
    09/02/2022
  • Time
    17:00 Start
  • Where
    Your kitchen

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NEW Challenge activities for all ages

The new Challenge activities are available to support a creative, challenge-based approach to learning about food and nutrition. They cover healthy eating, cooking and where food comes from, and provide teachers with a wide range of tasks to choose from based on their pupils’ needs, age and ability. 

 

14 - 16 YR
Food fiesta Challenge

A Cooking Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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14 - 16 YR
Variety is the spice of life Challenge

A Healthy eating Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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14 - 16 YR
Journey of your meal Challenge

A Where food comes from Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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11 - 14 YR
New cuisines, new tastes Challenge

A Cooking Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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11 - 14 YR
Be social! Challenge

A Healthy eating Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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11 - 14 YR
Eat your way around the UK Challenge

A Where food comes from Challenge presentation with teachers' guide.

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7 - 11 YR
Be healthy, be active Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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7 - 11 YR
Life on the farm Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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5 - 7 YR
Grow the seasons Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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5 - 7 YR
Lunchtime learning Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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3 - 5 YR
Party pizza Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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3 - 5 YR
Rise and shine Challenge

Teachers' notes and resources to help you run the Challenge

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Happy 30th birthday Food - a fact of life

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Food - a fact of life - find out what we are doing to celebrate - we hope you can join in!

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