Petal: Health & Well-being Type of school: Primary Location: Ardingly, West Sussex Size of school: 120 children Date: March 2009
Context: This is a small village school.
Background/starting point: Ongoing work initiated by the School’s Healthy Eating team
Goals and objectives: To encourage pupils to try and enjoy new fruit!
What did you do? The Healthy Schools Team wrote a successful letter to Sainsbury’s to ask for a donation of fruit for the whole school to try. They then prepared the fruit for the whole schopeol to sample, with help from parent and governor volunteers.
Curriculum areas: K and U ( Early Years) PSHCE and Science.
Outcomes / benefits / achievements: Pupils discovered that they liked different types of fruit. Healthy Eating by whole school. Great teamwork. Involvement of Governors and Parents.
Challenges faced or lessons learnt: Well worth time spent writing to Sainsbury’s. Try other Supermarkets
Resources used: Half day for two volunteers and two staff members to support setting up and clearing up.
What's next? Thirsty Thursday! The pupils will enjoy making and tasting different healthy cocktails. Whole school picnic in the Summer Term.