Healthy eating

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January is often full of new years resolutions…its time to eat healthy!



Why do kids need a healthy lunch box?

Did you know that the average child will eat more than 2,500 lunches during their school years? ? A good lunch gives children energy and nutrients to learn, play and grow, and sets them up with lifelong healthy eating habits.  So it’s really important to pack a healthy lunch box for your child.

Resources for schools, parents and carers include posters and an interactive lunch box builder so that you are never out of healthy ideas!

Click here to access resources


School Food Matters works within London, but they have some great free resources for you to use in school, such as:

Healthy Packed Lunch Tips for families and an afterschool club guide and recipes 

Click here


A recent study by Food Active looked into the key barriers to free school meals uptake. You can read the report here. Some of the key findings for schools:


Campfire cooking

What culinary delights can your learners rustle up to enjoy around a campfire? Have a look at some of our suggested recipes.

Information note – Campfire cooking

Teaching safe campfire and tool use skills