KS2 Food Waste live STEM online event and competition

Teachers in Barking & Dagenham, kick off Healthy Eating Week with this special live online event for KS2 students exploring food waste and sustainability via STEM activities, and enter the Cooking up the Curriculum competition to be in with a chance to win a class trip.

Event: Monday 10 June, 2pm     Competition deadline: Monday 24 June    Prize trip: w/c 15 July

Discover new ways to bring food into the classroom with STEM activities, and learn from an expert about the maths and science behind food waste prevention.

  • Pre-event – teachers will receive a pre-event pack with lesson plans linked to the topic of food waste upon registration

  • Digital event – one hour digital workshop with fun meaningful activities and a chance to share ideas with schools across LBBD

  • Competition – teachers can submit their students work for a chance to win a class trip to the ReFood facility, Europe’s leading food recycler 

If you have any questions get in touch with our team workshops@big-ideas.org.

Please note that the event takes places on Monday 10 June, 2pm and the deadline for submitting your prizewinning entry will be Monday 24 June. The trip will take place week commencing 15 July. Big Ideas and London Borough of Barking and Dagenham will support the winning school as much as we can to assist this swift turnaround for the prize trip. 

Cooking Up the Curriculum is brought to you in partnership with The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. Only available to Barking and Dagenham schools.