West Midlands case studies

Connecting farm links, cooking, growing and school meals leads to real learning Connecting farm links, cooking, growing and school meals leads to real learning
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
As one of the very first Food for Life Partnership Gold schools, St Andrew’s in Shifnal, Shropshire, is a shining example of a school that ...

Food education can equal a career, a new skill and a social experience Food education can equal a "career, a new skill and a social experience"
Resource: Case study Age: Secondary
Fast food and hyped up – or lethargic – teenagers belong in history lessons at Archbishop Ilsley Catholic Technology College, a Bronze and ...

Harvesting community links Harvesting community links
Resource: Case study Age: 7-19
Watching students faces light up when they "see and eat the fruits of their labour" is just as, if not more, rewarding than achieving a Foo...

Shire Services increase primary school meal take up in Shropshire Shire Services increase primary school meal take up in Shropshire
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
In its third year of serving Food for Life Silver Mark meals to all of Shropshire’s 135 primary schools, Shire Services at Shropshire Counc...

Impressing Ofsted with a whole school approach to food education Impressing Ofsted with a whole school approach to food education
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
The Oval Primary in Birmingham is a shining example of a school that has fully integrated the Food for Life Partnership into its school cur...

Real-life education Real-life education
Resource: Case study Age: Primary
Adrian Marsh, headteacher at St Andrew's CE Primary School in Shropshire explains how real-life learning on the farm has impacted on the sc...

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