Why Cooking? Statutory 2 X 1 hour Physical Education is delivered in schools each week After school activity provision has grown by 83% since 2009 Food and Healthy Eating education is more ad hoc across schools Cooking and food preparation is the most accessible health-related activity that families can do together – we eat everyday!
Establishing a Cooking Club Establishing a Cooking Club Who is the club for? Targeted or Universal? Who will run the club? Is it designed to support elements of the curriculum? How will the club be financed and sustained? How many can attend? What facilities and space do you have?
Consultation Time Pupils Involve the children in the decision making from the start Parents/Carers Notify parents in newsletters and on the school website – they may end up being the volunteers you need to run the club Staff Teaching staff may wish to use the cooking club to support an area of the curriculum or targeted children Wider community Find out what is going on in your local area – district council may offer funding opportunities
Fundraising for Equipment Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme The Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme provides one-off donations of between £500 and £4,000 to local projects that support children and their education and welfare, elderly people and adults and children with disabilitiesTesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme
National Lottery Good Causes The National Lottery funds projects in the UK that benefit the community and 'good causes'. This covers arts, heritage, sport, community and voluntary groups, health, education and environmental projects, and the Olympic games legacy. 0845 275 0000National Lottery
Fundraising for Equipment Big Lottery Fund Grants from £300-£500,000 for projects in a variety of areas are available from the Big Lottery Fund. 0845 410 2030Big Lottery Fund Awards for All Awards for All award grants of between £300 and £10,000 for schools, and voluntary/community organisations in the UK running projects that enable people to take part in art, sport, heritage or community activities, or promote education, the environment or health in the local community. 0845 410 2030 Awards for All
Fundraising for Equipment BBC Children in Need BBC Children in Need award grants for projects working with disadvantaged children and young people, aged 18 and under. The small grants are under £10,000 for 1-3 years and the main grants are over £10,000 for 1-3 years. 0208 576 7788 BBC Children in Need
Fundraising for Equipment The Co-operative Community groups and co-operatives can apply for support from The Co-operative.The Co-operative. Make Space Development Fund Clubs, schools and youth organisations can apply to the fund for grants to create or develop after school clubs and activities. The use of the grants will be determined by the Make Space guidelines which were created in consultation with young people. www.makespace.org.uk www.makespace.org.uk
Fundraising for Sustainability District Council – Healthy Lifestyles Team www.mendipcommunitysupport.org.uk www.sedgemoor.gov.uk - community and living www.sedgemoor.gov.uk www.southsomerset.gov.uk - healthy lifestyles Team www.southsomerset.gov.uk www.tauntondeane – voluntary and community grants www.tauntondeane
Fundraising for Sustainability Somerset Health and Wellbeing in Learning Programme Termly opportunities to apply for competitions, grants and resources as part of the Healthy Weight Project www.somersethealthinschools.co.uk/cookingclub 01823 357253 www.somersethealthinschools.co.uk/cookingclub
Other Fundraising Ideas Making a charge for a cooking club Pupil Premium – Targeted children (breakfast club, nurture provision) Family Focus (Troubled Families) funding Curriculum area budgets – science, PSHE, Citizenship (financial capability) Links with local secondary schools – resources, equipment, facilities, delivery and expertise.
Cooking clubs to support the school-based events Using the cooking club to support school-based and community events – Not just cakes! Sports day events Parents evenings Health weeks Staff rooms