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National School Meals Week

National School Meal Week 2017 is taking place from 13th November until 17th November. It is the one week of the year where the school meals industry celebrates and showcases all that is great about school food.
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Change4Life in Leeds – Becoming Food Smart

The well-known campaign Change4Life is working with Leeds City Council to address the issue of childhood obesity. At present, 21% of Reception and 35% of year 6 pupils are either overweight or obese across Leeds, with the highest rates seen in the most deprived ...
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Making School Dinners Compulsory!

At London’s Vegetable Summit in London’s City Hall, children’s health became the topic of conversation as Food Poverty Campaigner, Kathleen Kerridge spoke about how school dinners should be compulsory for all students.
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Leeds Childhood Obesity Levels Fall While other Regions Rise

An article published in the Yorkshire evening post provides figures from NHS Digital regarding the changes in obesity amongst children in Reception classes and year 6. Both year groups have seen a reduction in obesity since last year, with year 6 dropping from ...
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Call to stop supersizing and large portion promotion

A recent article in the Guardian looks at a report by the Royal society of public health which found that the sales tactic of “up selling” where the customer is offered a larger portion for a relatively small price is common place throughout the UK and is most ...
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Staff get cooking on first day back!

On Monday 4th September staff at Meadowfield primary school attended an afternoon of cooking in the curriculum training.
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FREE Oral Health Training and Resources

The Oral Health improvement team are commissioned by Leeds City Council to provide oral health services to schools in Leeds. They are offering free resource boxes for schools to borrow alongside free oral health champions training.
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The School Food Conference

Find out about the latest national and local changes to school food and what this means for schools in Leeds and across the country.
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School Food Ambassador Badges back in stock!

School Food Ambassador badges are now back in stock. Order yours for only £1.99 each!
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A free school meal for all primary pupils could become a reality!

Jeremy Corbyn of the labour party has announced their plans to fund free meals for all children in primary schools, funded by a VAT tax on private education.
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