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WHAT’S CHEAPER: SCHOOL MEALS OR PACKED LUNCHES? 2020 EDITION

In July 2018 we did an experiment to see whether you can: MAKE UP FIVE DAYS WORTH OF VARIED, WELL BALANCED AND NUTRITIOUS PACKED LUNCHES USING GUIDANCE PROVIDED ON THE SCHOOL FOOD PLAN FOR THE AVERAGE COST OF A SCHOOL MEAL – Β£2 PER DAY (See HERE). It received a lot of attention at the time and is still […]

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NEW: BETA PROGRAMME- The Safer Lunchtimes Mark – PLAYGROUND ZONING

Struggling to zone your playground effectively? Are your lunch team a little disorganised? Are first aid or behaviour incidents higher than you think they should be during your lunchtime? Are you spending too much time sorting issues unresolved at lunchtimes?  We can fix all of that in TWO steps with our Safer Lunchtimes Playground Zoning Programme […]

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INCREASING SCHOOL MEALS TAKE UP IS EASY. You’re just not very good at it.

The Better Lunchtimes mark in 2018 successfully turned over the increase and improved take up of over 35,000 school meals a day! πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³ πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ³ Schools reported, being part of the BLM, that take up increased by up to 80% [lowest – highest] in just six months. With an average take up (Jan-Dec 2018) in schools I worked in increasing by 36% over a similar time […]

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Teachers πŸ‘©β€πŸ« πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«- please look after yourselves. 🀞

I was a teacher once, I left because I couldn’t hack it. Honestly. My passion wasn’t there and I could not handle the ‘results. results. results’ nature of it all. πŸ˜” “Stop teaching fish to climb trees”  CLIMBING FISH 🐟  I sit with hundreds of Head teachers each year, who are mostly on the verge […]

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