The Food for Life Schools Award

*Due to Government advice relating to Coronavirus all Food for Life face to face activity is postponed. Read our full statement here*

A Food for Life Schools Award is a great way to demonstrate that your school is doing fantastic work to provide healthy school meals, great lunchtimes and food education that has a positive impact on both pupils and the wider community.

Independent evaluation of our programme demonstrates our unique, whole school approach makes a positive contribution to pupil health and wellbeing with many schools reporting a clear impact on their Ofsted report in terms of pupils' personal development and wellbeing.

Our great value awards packages are designed to support you through any changes you may need to achieve this. They are based on a flexible framework so every school can approach their award in the way that works best for them. 

These are available either to schools directly, or via a local authority commissioned programme where they are further enhanced by training and local 'on the ground' support.

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Awards Packages

Whatever stage you are at on your school food journey, whether you are just looking for fresh ideas or your school is serving up both fantastic food and imaginative food education, we have something for you. We offer two packages for schools to choose from, the Food for Life School Membership Package and the Food for Life School Awards Package. 

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School Awards Packages

Kitchen Garden Project

All Food for Life schools can now access the beautiful digital resources from Jamie Oliver's Kitchen Garden Project through your Food for Life Membership or Awards Package. As well as step-by-step Jamie Oliver recipes these include lesson plans and curriculum-linked activities giving you even more flexibility in the ways you can offer practical cooking, growing and food-based learning.

  • Jamie Oliver recipes
  • Curriculum-linked
  • Lesson plans
  • Growing activities

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Jamie Oliver's Kitchen Garden Project