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Latest Healthy Eating News

Get on board with Change4life Smart Swaps Campaign!

Leeds is getting on board with the National Change4life “Sugar Swaps” Campaign by encouraging people to make swaps to reduce the amount of sugar in our diets.
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Christmas Cheer for the Catering Team at Grange Farm Primary!

With the sound of Christmas songs playing and the cheer of the school lunch hall filled with pupils and staff, it was clear that’s something different was on the menu today at Grange Farm Primary. It was an early start for the school cooks as they arrived at 6:3...
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Will the New Executive Chef at Horsforth School be a Recipe for Success?

Next term will see a big changes and transformation for school food at Horsforth School. The pupils and staff are all very excited about their brave decision to take responsibility for their own catering as they move to in-house provision. But there is no doubt ...
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Savouring the Skills for Cooking in the Curriculum

To bridge, to claw or to hedgehog? Just a few of the questions the teachers at the latest Cooking in the Curriculum training can now demonstrate with confidence.
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The New School Food Standards- Easy to Digest for Leeds Schools

On Tuesday 2nd December the Health & Wellbeing held a successful national conference entitled “Implementing The School Food Standards” in conjunction with nutrition experts from the Children’s Food Trust
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A Fantastic Day for Gardening in Schools!

On Tuesday this week LESSN (Leeds Sustainable Schools Network) collaborated with the Health and Wellbeing Team to host an exciting morning filled with compost, chickens, paper plant pots and runner beans!
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Less than 2 weeks to go until the School Food Standards Conference!

In less than 2 weeks time Leeds will be hosting a very exciting conference to launch the new mandatory School Food Standards that will come into legislation from January 2015. There are still limited spaces remaining so don't miss out on this unique opportunity!
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Leeds Youth Council and Council Dowson Endorse SFA!

On Saturday 8th November, the Health and Wellbeing Team had the very exciting opportunity to meet Leeds Youth Council (LYC). This was to introduce the new and revised guidance and toolkit for School Food Ambassadors (SFA). Leeds Youth Council is made up of pupi...
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School Food Ambassadors training event was a BIG success!

Yesterday, 17 delegates from schools across Leeds attended an exciting training event for School Food Ambassadors at the North East City Learning Centre. The training event featured an exclusive preview of the new and revised guidance and toolkit that will be l...
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Sugar and Drinks in Schools

Sugar has been one of the biggest food topics of 2014. With fruit juice and smoothies also in the news, it's important to know the facts for drinks in schools.
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