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Food For Thought

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Food for Thought is run in partnership with Pockets Theatre*, giving students an opportunity to learn about local and global food sustainability in a fun, creative and engaging way. It is suitable for Year 5 and Year 6.


Food for Thought uses a variety of participatory methods to engage young people with food themes, fostering a creative environment for students to work in small focused groups, creating valued time for discussion and learning.


“A brilliant link to Geography, my students were able to consolidate their learning in this hands on, thought provoking workshop. Small group working was really beneficial, giving valuable focussed time for all students to learn.” Slaithwaite CE Junior and Infant School – teacher feedback


Learning objectives:

  • To connect young people with concepts of sustainability with themes of planting, growing, and food journeys.
  • To equip young people with knowledge that empowers them to think about sustainable futures and become a part of driving change.  
  • To foster a meaningful culture of care amongst young people and school communities. 
  • To engage participants with ideas of Fairtrade, food journeys and pollution, local and global food production, and ethical farming.  

‘Food For Thought’ costs £450 (plus travel if outside Kirklees). This includes three members of staff and all material costs for TWO workshops in your school.


The workshop can be adapted to meet the specific needs of your individual school or class. To discuss individual requirements, and receive a quote tailored for you, please get in touch.


*Pockets Theatreis a community arts and theatre company growing out of Pudsey in West Yorkshire. They ask tricky questions, share untold stories, make noise and celebrate community.


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