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KS2 Home Learning Lesson - Food Waste

This resource comes with a parent/teachers guide and a PowerPoint

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This resource will help pupils to learn about food waste and think about how they can help to reduce it while at school and at home. The resource is suitable for home-learning and can be uploaded to your online classrooms or learning platforms. You can also use this resource as a lesson for pupils who are in school. It may be helpful to share this guide with parents or the resource can be shared as a standalone task for independent learning.

Learning objectives

By the end of the lesson pupils will;

  • Understand what food waste is and where is comes from,
  • Have an introduction to taste and why we should try new foods,
  • Gain ideas for how they can reduce food waste at home or at school.


Curriculum links

Learning about food waste and taste supports a range of National Curriculum subjects including Cooking & Nutrition (Design & Technology), PSHE and Geography. This resource also helps pupils to understand about some of the wider issues surrounding Climate Change.

  • Theme: Healthy Eating
  • Type: Curriculum/Teaching
  • Cohort: KS2, Primary
  • Audience: Teachers, Parents, Governors
  • Price: FREE
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Covid-19 - Resources

Firstly may we say THANK YOU to everyone who is working hard during this time to keep children and young people happy, learning, laughing, active and calm at this time of great uncertainty!

We are keen to share tools and resources as best we can, to support children’s wellbeing and education over this period of uncertainty. With this in mind, we have produced a range of advice and free resources for schools, as well as resources for parents/carers in your school.

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