Useful resources for learning

There's much more on this website than meets the eye! Here's some links and suggested resources and recipe ideas.

The Food - a fact of life (FFL) website provides a range of useful teaching resources and tips! Below you'll find some selected resources, games videos, and recipes. Along the top menu of this website you'll find support for children aged 3-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14 and 14-16 years, as well as recipe ideas too! Just click and use. There's lots for families and teachers - you can download and edit to make your own.

Knowledge organisers

The Food - a fact of life Knowledge organisers provide key facts for pupils around Healthy eating, Cooking, Where food comes from and Food commodities.  

Below is a selection of the Knowledge organisers available.  The whole range of Knowledge organisers can be found here: 5-7 Years, 7-11 Years, 11-14 Years and 14-16 Years

To find out the purpose of the Knowledge organisers and how to use them, read this news article.

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Eatwell Guide KO

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around the Eatwell Guide.

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5 - 7 YR
Healthy eating KO 5-7

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around healthy eating and physical activity.

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5 - 7 YR
Where food comes from KO 5-7

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around where food comes from.

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7 - 11 YR
Energy, nutrients and digestion KO 7-11

A knowledge organiser providing key facts around energy, nutrients and digestion.

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7 - 11 YR
Dairy, meat and fish KO 7-11

A knowledge organiser providing key facts around dairy, meat and fish.

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11 - 14 YR
Cooking KO 11-14

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around cooking.

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11 - 14 YR
Food hygiene and safety KO 11-14

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around food hygiene and safety.

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11 - 14 YR
Planning what to cook KO 11-14

A Knowledge organiser providing key facts around planning what to cook.

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14 - 16 YR
Food labelling and health claims KO 14-16

A Knowledge organiser providing key information around food labelling and health claims.

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14 - 16 YR
Food science KO 14-16

A Knowledge organiser providing key information around food science.

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14 - 16 YR
Food choice KO 14-16

A Knowledge organiser providing key information around food choice.

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14 - 16 YR
Sensory science KO 14-16

A Knowledge organiser providing key information around sensory science.

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Interactive activities and videos

A range of interactive activities including memory and matching games, fill in the gap, cooking videos with questions to answer, and activities with 'hot-spots' which provide jumping off points with further information. 

Interactive activities can be found here:

5-7 Years: Healthy eating, Cooking, Where food comes from

7-11 Years: Healthy eating, Cooking, Where food comes from 

11-14 Years: Cooking, Healthy eating, Digestion, Where food comes from

 

Below is a selection of farm to fork videos.  Many more can be found here. There are also farm to fork quizzes to support some of the videos. 

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Budding broccoli - from picking to packing

A video looking at broccoli.

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Tasty tomatoes - from farm to fork

A video looking at tomatoes.

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How do mushrooms get from farm to fork?

A video looking at mushrooms.

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Excellent eggs - from farm to fork

A video looking at eggs.

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Earthy potatoes - from farm to fork

A video looking at potatoes.

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Burly beef - from farm to fork

A video looking at beef.

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Brilliant bananas - from farm to fork

A video looking at bananas.

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Magnificent milk - from farm to you

A video looking at milk.

Resource ideas

5 - 7 YR
FFL Workbook 1

An 8-page workbook for pupils aged 5-7 years, covering healthy eating, drinki...

7 - 11 YR
FFL Workbook 2

An 8-page workbook for pupils aged 7-11 years, covering healthy eating, drink...

5 - 7 YR
Food route charts

A selection of charts and a certificate.

7 - 11 YR
Food route charts

The Food route activity charts and certificate.

11 - 14 YR
Diet and health journal

A journal to record work on diet and health.

11 - 14 YR
Cooking journal

A journal to record work on cooking.

11 - 14 YR
Consumer awareness journal

A journal to record work on consumer awareness.

11 - 14 YR
Food safety journal

A journal to record work on food safety.

11 - 14 YR
Active lifestyles journal

A journal to record work on active lifestyles.

14 - 16 YR
Diet and health journal

A journal to record work on diet and health.

14 - 16 YR
Cooking journal

A journal to record work on cooking.

14 - 16 YR
Food safety journal

A journal to record work on food safety.

14 - 16 YR
Active lifestyles journal

A journal to record work on active lifestyles.

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The Eatwell Guide

A poster of The Eatwell Guide.

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The Eatwell Guide (blank)

A poster displaying a blank Eatwell Guide.

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A to Z (food)

A poster showing an A to Z of food.

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Let's get ready to cook!

A poster about getting ready to cook.

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Eatwell Guide food cards

Food cards with different foods from the Eatwell Guide.

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