Milton Primary Academy Awarded For Their Healthy Food Achievements

December 1, 2017 9:28 am

Milton Primary Academy has been awarded the Food for Life Bronze award for its healthy and climate-friendly food culture.

The school is working with Food for Life to transform the school’s food culture and that of its local community, by connecting the children with climate-friendly and healthy food.

As part of the Bronze award scheme, Milton Primary Academy serves seasonal school meals, 75% of which are freshly prepared by experienced school cook, Samantha Tabbinor of City Catering. The school also gives every pupil the opportunity to visit a farm, cook and participate in food growing activities during his or her time at school, and pupils and parents are involved in making improvements to the school’s menu and dining experience.

“A huge thank you to the pupils involved and Miss Gardner to gaining this fabulous award. We are very proud as a school to have achieved this accolade.” Mrs. Jukes, Head of School.

Independent research, summarised in a new report ‘Good food for all’ reveals the success of five years of Food for Life. The evidence from three independent research studies focuses in particular on four main areas of impact: children’s health, tackling inequalities, improving education, and local enterprise and sustainability.

Click here to learn more: ‘Good food for all’

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