At Melcombe Primary School...
- Education Professionals
This programme visits Southdown Infants school near Bath, which started its own catering business in order to ensure healthy and nutritional dinners for its pupils.
Inspired by the headteacher's belief that additive and fat-saturated meals were responsible for poor behaviour patterns, the governors decided to opt out from their LEA catering provider.
Three years on, the children's concentration and behaviour levels have improved, they are the proud winners of the Soil Association Award for Best School Dinner 2004 and their business is becoming profitable as other schools are keen to buy in food prepared from their kitchens.
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Part of the series: Just for Governors
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