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Training Courses

The Pumpkin Rescue - Food Waste, Composting and Climate Change
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 18 October, 2019 09:30

Engage your pupils with making a difference to our planet and all through the medium of pumpkins! The Health and Wellbeing Service, together with Feed Leeds, LESSN, Leeds Rotters and Meanwood Valley Urban Farm are delighted to present this exciting and newsworthy event. Bringing together two imperative topics, climate change and food waste.

Leading & Managing School Food and Healthy Eating
Course length: Full day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 14 November, 2019 09:30

Be at the cutting edge of school food in line with statutory guidance including the childhood obesity plan and latest Ofsted requirements

School Food Ambassadors Pupil Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 04 December, 2019 09:30

A practical and fun course for school staff and pupils together. This course is ideal for schools new to school food ambassadors or those with experience. School Food Ambassadors will enable you to improve or transform your school lunch service through the eyes of a child. This training course is a fantastic opportunity to further the skills, knowledge and confidence of your ambassadors.

The Northern Food Teacher Conference
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 07 December, 2019 09:30

Bring food education to life in partnership with the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF). A conference for primary and secondary food teachers. The Health and Wellbeing Service at Leeds City Council are delighted to work in partnership with the BNF to bring you this exciting and innovative event, following on from the success of the National Food and Nutrition Education Conference that took place in February 2019. This conference will be an opportunity for those teaching food in both primary and secondary settings to come together and gain skills and knowledge to further enhance their expertise, to deliver an effective food education curriculum.

Free School Meals Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 09 December, 2019 13:00

Find out about important changes to the free school meals application process, universal credit, transitional protection and how to maximise your FSM supplementary grant. This course will be delivered in partnership with Leeds Benefit Service.

Breakfast or After School Club Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 28 January, 2020 09:30

Ensure your Breakfast or After School Club is compliant with the School Food Standards. Food-focused training to support school staff who run breakfast or after school clubs in primary and secondary schools This course is for any member of staff involved in running or managing a breakfast or after school club.

Talking About Children's Weight
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 30 January, 2020 12:30

Training to support schools in tackling childhood obesity together with pupils and families. A practical and worthwhile training course that will support school staff to have meaningful and sensitive conversations around weight status and health with parents and children.

Food Safety Level 2
Course length: Full day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 12 February, 2020 09:30

This course is accredited for Food Safety Level 2 through the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance. This training is aimed at secondary food teachers, primary teachers, anyone serving food in schools such as breakfast, after school club or catering staff

Packed Lunches Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 27 February, 2020 09:30

Learn about how your school can improve the quality of packed lunches using the Leeds guidance and toolkit

Growing Food and Gardening through the Curriculum
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 09 March, 2020 13:30

An exciting and practical event to help embed food growing as part of your ethos & food culture and ensure you meet statutory requirements of the Design and Technology curriculum.

Free School Meals Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 26 March, 2020 09:00

Find out about important changes to the free school meals application process, universal credit, transitional protection and how to maximise your FSM supplementary grant. This course will be delivered in partnership with Leeds Benefit Service.

School Food Ambassadors Pupil Training
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 30 April, 2020 09:30

A practical and fun course for school staff and pupils together. This course is ideal for schools new to school food ambassadors or those with experience. School Food Ambassadors will enable you to improve or transform your school lunch service through the eyes of a child. This training course is a fantastic opportunity to further the skills, knowledge and confidence of your ambassadors.

Happy, Healthy Lunchtimes
Course length: Half day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 13 May, 2020 12:30

Happy, healthy lunchtimes is a training event for midday supervisors. Ensure your lunchtimes are Ofsted ready and your staff are working towards the Professional Standards.

Cooking in the Curriculum
Course length: Full day
Theme: Healthy Eating
Date: 04 June, 2020 09:30

Gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach the statutory requirements for cooking and nutrition in the curriculum.