Progress towards the mark

Food Leadership and School Food Culture

Our pupils all have the opportunity to sit down to lunch every day

no

Our take up of school meals is over 60% OR has increased by more than 20% since we enrolled with the Food for Life Partnership

no

We are working with our caterer to reduce and manage food waste

no

Food Quality and Provenance (delivered in partnership with our caterer)

We make sure at least 30% of ingredients we use are from a certified organic or MSC-certified source

no

We source at least 50% of our ingredients locally

no

We make sure that certified organic meat, dairy products or eggs feature on our menu as animal welfare best practice

no

We are taking steps to increase the take up of non-meat dishes and to promote a balanced, sustainable diet

no

Food Education

We are committed to providing a minimum of 12 hours of cooking lessons a year by 2011 for all pupils up to and including key stage 3

no

All our pupils have the opportunity to participate in organic food growing during their time at our school

no

We actively involve our pupils in planning the food growing calendar and maintaining the growing area using organic practices

no

Our pupils have the opportunity to take part in a programme of farm-based activities throughout the farming year

no

Community and Partnerships

Our parents and/or the wider community are actively involved in growing and cooking activities in our school

no

Our parents can buy or collect organic and/or local produce at our school, or we direct them to alternative local outlets

no

Food and cooking education is available in our school to parents and community members out of school hours

no

We host regular visits about Food for Life Partnership from other schools and stakeholders

no

The Food for Life Partnership is a network of schools and communities across England committed to transforming food culture. Together we are revolutionising school meals, reconnecting children and young people with where their food comes from, and inspiring families to grow and cook food.

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