Beccles Free School Awarded For Healthy Food Achievements

Beccles Free School has been awarded the Food for Life Bronze award for its healthy and climate-friendly food culture.

The school is working with Food for Life to enhance the school’s food culture and that of its local community, by connecting students with climate-friendly and healthy food.

As part of the Bronze award scheme, the school serves seasonal school meals, freshly prepared by school chef, Sonia Rodwell and her team. The school also gives every student the opportunity to visit a farm, cook and participate in food growing activities during his or her time at school, and students are involved in making improvements to the school’s menu and dining experience.

As well as this, the gardening enrichment club have been planting seasonal produce which is then used in the kitchen, and so students can so the full food life cycle.

Food for Life is a Soil Association programme, bringing together the practical expertise of national partners Focus on Food, Garden Organic and the Health Education Trust.

To find out more, visit www.foodforlife.org.uk