Thoughts for July 2013

What do we make of The School Food Plan?

The long-awaited School Food Plan is out and I think it has lots to commend it. Unfortunately, the recommendation to ban packed lunches has been the only aspect to really receive much media attention. While I have serious reservations about this issue myself, I think there is much to be commended in this plan and […]

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Wilmington Academy fruit and vegetables star in school Horticulture Show

On July 15, Wilmington Academy students hosted a horticulture business trade show, involving local garden centres and other businesses, horticultural colleges, the school beekeeping club as well as teachers and students from other schools. Cucina chef Mark Cartwright put on a cooking demo with food from the garden… igethair.com/axs/files/ “We took the produce out of […]

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Leigh Academy students cater for cricket stars

Gourmet menu served at Lashings cricket event On Friday 5 July, 30 year 10 students at The Leigh Technology Academy served a special gourmet lunch for ex Test cricket stars at the Lashings World XI Cricket Gala day. Organised by the Leigh Academy Trust, this special event featured a galaxy of past and present cricket […]

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Should schools really consider banning packed lunches?

Should schools really consider banning packed lunches?

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