Should students pay to cook?

In 1970 when I started teaching in ILEA – Inner London comprehensive school – we provided all the ingredients for our cooking lessons so all students were included.

In 2015, many students are not taking part in lessons because they can’t afford to bring ingredients or they forget – this is not good enough.

Louise Davies, founder of The Food Teachers Centre has this information

11393236_10203058379058755_2608842893622589229_n11406870_10203058379538767_2879329330277403781_n Many schools use Pupil Premium to fund ingredients for students to take part in cooking at school. Why should art, science, calculators and computers be funded and not food lessons?Pupil Premium to fund cooking

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