In 2020*, six BNF Education Awards will be given to secondary school teachers from around the UK (with a background in nutrition, food technology, science or home economics) who have consistently championed food and nutrition education. This may have been throughout the 2019/2020 academic year, and/or the lockdown period (highlighting specific practice in difficult circumstances).
BNF has a long history of …
BNF Healthy Eating Week (28 September – 4 October 2020) – an exciting way to engage pupils, students or colleagues in healthy behaviours, and help get life back on track!
Registration for BNF Healthy Eating Week is FREE and will ensure you receive information, activity ideas and resources to support you in planning health promoting activities for your pupils, students or colleagues.
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Keep your primary and secondary pupils engaged when working from home with our interactive resources! We have memory games, interactive videos, click and drag games and other interactive activities which explore cooking, where food comes from and healthy eating. As examples, for Healthy Eating 11-14 years, click here and for Cooking 7-11 years, click here.
Are the claims made about the health benefits of fermented foods merely hype or does evidence support their healthy reputation? Find out in the latest British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) webinar, which will run from 1-2pm on 1 July. For more information, or to register, click here
Work on your own CPD during lockdown with our webinar recordings and online courses. Choose from our 30 minutes online webinars that look at healthy eating, cooking and where food comes from or register for our free courses! To view all of our past webinars, click here. To register for our online training courses, click here
We have mapped the new RSE and Health Education curriculum (England), that relate to food and nutrition, against the Science and D&T: Cooking and nutrition national curricula, as well as the Core Competences for children and young people. To view the mapping charts for primary and secondary schools, click here. There will also be a webinar coming soon.
How much do your primary pupils know about the ‘farm to fork’ journeys of fruit and vegetables? If you are looking for resources to support learning around where fruit and vegetables come from, take a look at our farm to fork presentations. These presentations and videos explore many different fruit and vegetables. To view these resources, click here.
With the current interest in home baking, we’ve created a new activity pack all about bread. The pack has been designed to support the teaching and learning around its history, production and uses. There are a range of worksheets, games and more in the pack, suitable for primary and secondary pupils. To view the pack, click here
Now we are in ‘Farming Fortnight’ (1-12 June 2020), schools are encouraged to have a focus on farming and food production to learn more about where their food comes from. Our new posters, exploring dairy, beef, sheep, potatoes, cereals and pigs, show life on the farm – how animals are reared, and how crops are grown. To find out more, click here.
Have you used our remote learning support? Since launch, over 285 resources have been uploaded to help support pupils working from home! Whether you are teaching early years, primary or secondary pupils, the FFL classroom has a range of ideas to keep your pupils learning. The latest wave focuses on where food comes from. To view the resources, click here.