I live in Bradford. Recently, I was shocked to read a news headline on the front of the local newspaper that “33,000 children are living in poverty and at risk of going hungry”(Telegraph and Argus, 14.12.15.).The report, by public health bosses also states that Bradford has a higher than average number of underweight children and… Continue reading Schools and organisations working hard to reduce food waste as child hunger increases.
Food waste bothers me. I often have very interesting discussions with my pupils in lessons about this topic. Many points are raised which prepares pupils if it comes up as a topic on exam papers but also allows them to reflect on issues such as world hunger, food security and food poverty. At the end… Continue reading Prevent Food Waste Club
As a starter I wrote this on the board. Is it ethical to feed fish to cows? I did this as a starter all day with different age groups from 13 year olds to 18 year olds. Pupils were instructed to spend two minutes in silence reflecting on this sentence. Their faces said it all… Continue reading Is it ethical to feed fish to cows?