Professional Development for Quality Teaching



Published: Jul 2020
15 mins


In this programme, we focus on the role of the school cook. With new food standards making their way into the kitchen, how can cooks help improve the health of pupils?

Hundreds of cooks throughout the country are already working towards a healthier nation. School by school they are encouraging children to take the healthy option and eat more nutritious food.

Molly Parker cooks at a flagship primary school in east London. She explains why food education is a vital part of her school's lunch experience.

Elsewhere, Maureen Blodywn from Warley High demonstrates how school lunches have moved on from the days of soggy cabbage and semolina.

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