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To promote healthy eating habits, the author engages children in draw-and-talk or draw-and-write activities and provides teachers with essential instructional resources.

Food Provided in School
Food provided in school

The Department of Health has been working for some time (with input from National Confederation of Parent Teacher Associations (NCPTA)) to produce a new Food in Schools Toolkit. This contains ideas on a range of issues from growing clubs to lunchboxes. See the website http://www.foodinschools.org

It also states that:

All primary school children must be given the opportunity to learn some basic practical cooking skills but to what extent is up to the individual school. In 1999 the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) designed schemes of work for schools which relate to each curriculum subject and each year group. Schools are under no compulsion to follow these schemes but many schools do.

The School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme

This was introduced after ...

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