Programme Outline

Food for Thought provides resources which are complimented with support from the Food for Thought nutritionist.  Information gained from resources and the classroom nutrition session are required for the supermarket visit and the subsequent sponsored healthy lunch.

1). Posters

Six posters form classroom support resources and are provided to participating classes once the school decides to participate in the Food for Thought programme.

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2). Teaching activities framework

A framework of activities combining Bloom's Revised Taxonomy and Gardner's Multiple Intelligences is designed to be the main teaching tool which also compliments the posters.

Find out more about the Teaching activities framework >>

 

3). Nutritionist support

An opportunity to introduce a fresh face to students and allow them to gain valuable understanding on food and nutrition from an expert.

Find out what our Nutritionist support can offer >>

 

4). Supermarket visit

PAK'nSAVE, New World, Four Square, Shoprite and Write Price visits. Theory gained in the classroom setting can be applied at the supermarket visit.

More information about Supermarket visits here >>

 

5). Sponsored lunch

Through the contribution from supermarket owner-operators, students can plan and prepare a well-planned, balanced and nutritious shared lunch.

Find out about our Sponsored lunch >>

 

Random Quotes

“Firstly, thanks again for a great two lessons with the children. They were excellent. They will be displayed as part of our wall display on "Food For Thought". The unit is generating lots of discussion and written follow up work.””

Barry Townrow, St Canice’s School, Westport.

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