BSCP FOOD SKILLS & COOKERY PROJECT
What does the project provide?
The project provides a range of healthy food knowledge and cookery activities to improve the diet of children in primary schools and community settings.
The Weekly Workshop Team consist of FACET Lead Tutor Roxanne Benjamin-Hoppie and support workers, including partners’ staff. The team have practical experience and are supported by academics from Kingston University, enabling the team to be at the forefront of expert delivery and to link with the public health.
Workshop sessions on Food skills, practical Cookery and nutrition guidelines application for:
2 Primary Schools: Years 5 and 6 at Highview and Christchurch C.E
2 Community groups: Young Carers at KLS and Holiday club at LARA
Group educational day seminars and presentations for:
Whole school assemblies
Talks and meetings in:
Consultation with schools and community leaders on possible healthy food resources, menus and cookery initiatives
Participatory approaches and reaching the hard to reach
Working with partner schools and community groups
Advice and workshop observations by:
Kingston University academic
Public Health representative
ethnically diverse communities
Young Carers project
Planned: Accredited Training in Food Safety Level 2 through Chartered Institute of Environmental
Who does the project reach?
The project worked with schools, community groups, ethnic minorities and hard to reach groups in disadvantaged areas of Battersea, SW11 London Borough of Wandsworth.
Unique Selling Point?
The project works in the heart of Battersea ethnically diverse communities delivering African and Caribbean healthy food and skills training, and practical cooking activities.