As a result of poor catering in a primary school the uptake for lunchtime meals was very low and staff were dissatisfied with the food. Powlett and Associates Ltd were able to develop a new Whole School Food Policy to enable the school to fulfil its duty to foster a healthy eating culture in line with Government directives.
Actioning the Whole School Food Policy we turned around the school catering provision by building the business case for change and implemented it through supporting the school with the management of the tender process that led to identify and employ the right caterer to develop the lunchtime services.
The outcomes within a year were:
The green spaces at schools are vital in promoting a healthy wellbeing of its pupils.
After consultation with children, parents, staff and governors, Powlett and Associates Ltd developed a long term green strategy for a better use of green space at a school. The objectives were to:
Powlett and Associates Ltd secured grants from the public, private and voluntary sectors to develop and improve green spaces for the benefit of the children and the local community. The school as a result was able to act as the main focal point within a hub for virtual green corridors to other key areas within the village.