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Return to School: Catering for Children in a Crisis - Shared screen with speaker view
Nyla Ghazi
07:03
Yes
Lynette Homer
07:40
Hello everyone, thanks for this. Lynette Homer from University of Westminster public health nutrition MSc.
office@foodfoundation.org.uk
08:00
HELLO EVERYON!
office@foodfoundation.org.uk
08:03
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Yinka Ewuola
08:06
Hi Everyone, Yinka here from Eagle Solutions Services
office@foodfoundation.org.uk
08:06
Welcome today
Lee Hall
08:24
Hello everyone, Lee Hall from Premier Foods
Karen Fewell
08:59
Hello, Karen here from Digital Blonde
Sarah Robb
09:16
Hello Sarah from Premier Foods as well
Tristan O'Hana
09:36
Tristan from H2O Publishing/EDUcatering Magazine here. Hi all!
Eleanor Barns-Graham
09:47
Hello everyone, Ellie here from Ocado
kate evans
09:56
hello all from Kate at Derbyshire
Rebekah Willetts
10:10
Hi, Becky here from Magic Breakfast
Kate Hindley
10:14
Hi All from Kate @ Harfield Tableware
Zoe Shippen
10:14
Hi all! Zoe from the Trussell Trust here
Louise Wagstaffe
10:20
Hi everyone Louise also from Premier Foods
Josie Clarke
10:26
Hi everyone, Josie here from Magic Breakfast
Sophie Napper
10:39
Hi Everyone, Sophie here from FareShare
Zoe Wright
10:45
Hi, another Zoe here, I'm from Kings NHS Trust ORal Health PromotionTeam
Sarah Robb
10:47
If no slides - are you able to stop sharing the screen and share the video please
Louise Payne
10:48
Hi all , here from School Health UK
Declan Drewett
10:56
Hi everyone, Declan here from Premier Foods
Prisca Giordani
11:01
Goodmoring everyone, Prisca from FIR and LC
Meritxell Jimenez
11:01
Hi all! Meri here from FareShare
Jillian Pitt
11:14
Hello everyone, Jill here. I am Programme Manager for Communities Driving Change in Tower Hamlets working with residents to build more resilient communities. More recently working with local Food Hubs, schools, Council Food team and FSM allocations.
Nika Strukelj
11:23
Hello, Nika from Jamie Oliver Group / Bite Back 2030
Pauline Thompson
11:28
Hi everyone. Pauline from NI Education Authority,
Edel Mooney
12:08
Hi Everyone Edel from EA catering NI
sharon noonan-gunning
12:09
Hello everyone - Sharon from Food Inequalities Rebellion.
Fran Taylor
12:11
Hello. Fran Taylor here - public health nutritionist working with vulnerable groups in Brighton including those in temporary accomodation
Emily Fallon
12:35
Hi everyone, Emily Fallon here - public health officer and nutritionist at Maldon District Council
Caroline Chapman
12:49
Hi. Caroline, Education Officer from Groundwork London. Created Small Change Big Difference school resources on food waste and healthy eating.
Caroline Benjamin
12:52
Carol ine Benjamin Food Allergy Aware
Yinka Ewuola
12:53
QUESTION: Was there a sense when producing the checklist of the timeframe that it would take for that conversation to take place - as today is the last office day of the half term, and the next school day will see children are back at school?
Brid McKibben
13:14
Hi from Brid from Highland Council, North of Scotland
office@foodfoundation.org.uk
13:51
Thanks Yinka - will put it to Myles and Jeannette
Elaine McRae
14:48
Hi from Elaine from Moray Council North Scotland
David Mackness
15:07
Hello - I am not able to attend th whole webinar - will this be available as a video?
office@foodfoundation.org.uk
15:15
Yes all is being recorded
Glyn Owen
16:34
Hi from Bristol.
Jo Smith
16:35
It's a useful tool - would expect no less, thanks Jeanette - and we have shared with our schools and catering service providers in Wolverhampton.
Anna Taylor
16:40
Can a link to the checklist link be circulated please
Yinka Ewuola
16:46
QUESTION: What is the expectation around following of the school food standards as schools are working to feed the children at this time
Yinka Ewuola
17:09
Fab, thanks Jeanette
Tony Trainor
17:14
link to checklist https://www.schoolfoodmatters.org/sites/default/files/School%20Food%20Checklist%20for%20COVID%2019_0.pdf
Chandra Pankhania
17:50
Calderdale schools are not returning on 1st June - the council have been really grateful for this resource - Thank you
Emily Fallon
19:59
Are you able to please share your nutrition education materials?
TERESA WICKHAM
21:19
DID YOU KNOW FOOD FOUNDATION MENTIONED IN GOVE PRESS CONFERENCE YESTERDAY
Michelle
21:53
will these slides be shared?
Zoe
22:13
Thanks Teresa! Do you mean press conference?
Zoe
22:25
Michelle yes we will share slides afterwards
Naomi Duncan
23:52
Question for Mark: Do you think there is awareness in schools of the financial implications for caterers? What more could be done to explain this
Rebecca Sunter
23:56
Hi Mark, it's really interesting to hear about what ISS have been doing to support some of their schools during C-19. Are you able to give us a sense of the % of ISS schools across the country you were continuing to support with a lunch offer of some sort to families not on school premises vs how many schools didn't have parcels/catering service and would have been using the FSM voucher scheme etc
kate evans
24:00
Hi Kate from Derbyshire here. I notice that one of the safety posters showed the wearing of masks. is this something that is is advocating even in the schools?
Anna Taylor
25:18
Mark - just wondering how you think secondary school food might change in terms of the menu. Will you be aiming for a pared down menu? Could this offer health benefits?
Caroline Benjamin
27:43
Have you put in place a risk assessment for your staff and working with those who are classed as high risk when coming back into the work place.? I am aware of a template via NHS which could help with this
Anna Taylor
29:02
Mark, if we could secure government commitment to support children on FSM during the summer holidays, would you be in a position to continue the work on the hampers.? and ... what proportion of your schools are currently using these rather than the vouchers?
Mark Davis
29:53
Hi Kate. Where school cooks cant social distance in a kitchen this may be a PPE requirement to enable a safe operation. It will be decided following a risk assessment based on each kitchen. Hope that helps
Mark Davis
31:19
Hi Anna, two Qs. Secondary school offers will be re-imagined post Covid, so there is an opportunity here to make healthier as long as it remains relevant and interesting for teens.
Anna Taylor
31:51
Our data on levels of food insecurity among children in the crisis is here: https://foodfoundation.org.uk/new-food-foundation-survey-five-million-people-living-in-households-with-children-have-experienced-food-insecurity-since-lockdown-started/
fatma sabet
32:12
@mark How do you expect parents will respond to the expectation of no more packed lunches, considering the consequent cost they would incur?
Mark Davis
33:52
Anna, summer holiday feeding can be done by caterers. It depends on whether funding is available for staffing in addition to the food cost. The benefits are clear and staff will want to help. If reliant on volunteers, then we would need lots of goodwill.
Zoe
34:30
Any questions for Claire? Let us know
Mark Davis
34:55
Hi Fatma,- it will be difficult to enforce, so lots of good comms with parents will be needed as they will need confidence that we can feed their cherished well and safely.
Naomi Duncan
35:08
Could you put the question on school food standards still applying to her?
Anna Taylor
35:40
Claire - given your concerns about food insecurity, do you have any plans to extend FSM provision through the summer holidays. Do you have resource to do this if central government doesn't commit to it?
Anna Taylor
36:50
HI Claire - do you have any data on the numbers of children who are food insecure and not elgible for FSM? we're interested in building an evidence case on this problem as part of our Childrens Right to Food campaign
Jan Jemson
38:03
Do you have information on whether schools will be offering breakfast clubs during staged opening of schools?
Nika Strukelj
38:41
https://www.change.org/p/boris-johnson-boris-johnson-don-t-take-away-lunches-for-1-3-million-kids-on-free-school-meals
Nika Strukelj
38:48
Here's Christina's petition
Zoe
39:08
Petition here:
Zoe
39:09
https://www.change.org/p/boris-johnson-don-t-take-away-lunches-for-1-3-million-kids-on-free-school-meals
Paul Jackson
39:19
Morning all, I'm Paul Jackson, headteacher at Manorfield Priimary School. Here is our Twitter feed for more information... https://twitter.com/ManorfieldPri
Mark Davis
39:19
https://www.feedinghungryminds.co.uk
Zoe
39:50
Sustain's report: https://www.sustainweb.org/webinars/may26_school_caterers_put_their_meals_on_wheels/
Zoe
39:58
They are running a webinar next week on it!
Zoe
42:42
Efra committee link mentioned by Stephanie earlier: https://committees.parliament.uk/work/202/the-impact-of-covid19-on-education-and-childrens-services/
Zoe
43:15
Call for Evidence on education and child services
Zoe
43:31
open until 31 May
Zoe
46:50
Any Qs for Paul?
Naomi Duncan
47:10
Question for Paul: How long do you plan to keep this running? Longer term, do you envision ongoing food provision outside of term time?
Anna Taylor
47:17
Hi Paul - has your school been kept open for key worker children? if so did you feed them in school?
Georgina Webber
48:08
What sort of lunches are you able to offer children in school with more coming in after half term? We have a very reduced kitchen team.
Myles Bremner
48:09
Paul, what do you think is biggest challenge for your school lunches when your students are back in school?
sharon noonan-gunning
48:37
Hi Paul, do you think a pan-borough and pan-London strategy from involving schools, carters and GLA would have helped?
Caroline Benjamin
49:20
Amazing work Great applause to Paul and his team
sharon noonan-gunning
49:22
Hi Paul, do you think a pan-borough and pan-London strategy involving schools, caterers and GLA would have helped? (no typos!)
Naomi Duncan
50:04
Great work Paul - enjoy your day off Monday!
fatma sabet
50:05
Very inspiring!
Deborah David
50:14
Fantastic innovations Paul!
Paul Jackson
50:32
Feel Free to e-mail me - Head@manorfield.towerhamlets.sch.uk
Edel Mooney
50:33
Amazing work by Paul and his team
Gurpinder Lalli
50:43
Great work Paul!
Glyn Owen
50:45
Paul, what an awesome and inspiring story!
Jan Jemson
51:19
Brilliant work Paul, will you be providing breakfasts when you open, how will you do that if so?
Stephanie Wood
51:47
Paul - you’ve made my week! Thank you - and for sharing your story with Rachel yesterday so I can feed it through to DfE.
Paul Jackson
51:58
Our fundraising appeal - https://www.peoplesfundraising.com/donation/covid19-emergency-response-for-manorfield
Yinka Ewuola
51:59
Amazing work Paul, thank you so much for sharing great practice - would love to talk further
Paul Jackson
52:19
And - this ends on Sunday - 432 Chocolate prizes!!!!https://www.peoplesfundraising.com/raffle/late-easter-raffle
Niccola Boyd-Stevenson
53:37
Do you think there is a possibility of utilising best practice and teams from organisations like Chefs in Schools to set up distribution hubs in more able schools ?
Rebekah Willetts
54:03
Amazing work around school lunches. Magic Breakfast support schools providing breakfast for children at risk of hunger so they start the day ready to learn. Is this a priority in schools too? If so, how are you organising this?
Zoe
54:22
This is the gov link on returning to school: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/reopening-schools-and-other-educational-settings-from-1-june
Jo Smith
54:42
Has the DfE given any indication as to when the national voucher scheme will end, so that schools can start to prepare parents for this eventuality?
Cecilia Montero Mórtola
54:43
What is the duration of the intakes , I consider, has to recover much more time , if we look for a good feed. It is not only nutrients. Society is changing after this emrgency. Ir is a very important oportunity meal time to learn many things in this strugling times
Paul Jackson
54:44
Magic Breakfast support our Holiday Hunger Programme at Manorfield
Cecilia Montero Mórtola
55:00
Cecilia Montero Anthropologist of Food ICAF
Rachel Isted
55:00
Hi, sorry, not totally related to what speakers have been discussing, but perhaps could be asked at the end? In Camden around 50% of parent's have indicated that they will not be sending their Reception, Yr1 & Yr6 children back to school from 1st June. I've become aware that any FSM children who do not come back to school from these year groups will not be eligible for the Government vouchers because they have chosen to stay home (understandably!), rather than "have" to stay home, as per the Government's guidance. Could pressure be put on Government to continue to provide vouchers for these vulnerable children?
Georgina Webber
55:18
Huge shout out to Magic Breakfast for going the extra mile to get food to our families.
Yinka Ewuola
55:23
QUESTION: How are practices changing in the kitchen around the cleansing of packaging, given that food will be served cold and therefore some will be uncooked in the first week.
Yinka Ewuola
55:51
and other preparation practices
Paul Jackson
56:04
Our phone calls to parents tell us that only 30% would like their children to return to school after the half-term break, so we will have to offer both on-site and off-site food provision for some time yet.
Deborah David
56:43
Good to see hygiene/safety issues addressed.
Glyn Owen
56:44
Is it possible to share the posters around keeping the teams safe?
Jo Smith
56:46
@Rachel - our understanding is that vouchers will continue to be available for children whether or not they are attending?
Tristan O'Hana
59:29
A side note for anyone interested in supporting Magic Breakfast. Our team at H2O Publishing are raising money for them throughout 2020 by running 10km every month of the year. Details here - https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/h2o-publishing Great webinar, folks. Thanks for organising.
Myles Bremner
59:30
If DfE listening in, then will you produce generic posters like Caterer’s have shown today for the 5,000 in house catering schools
Cecilia Montero Mórtola
59:36
I would like to receive the posters, could be?
Zoe
01:00:46
please everyone mute!
Anne Marie Reilly
01:01:12
I would like to receive safety posters
Brid McKibben
01:01:45
We don’t know yet if FSM will be across the board initially but if there is payment required especially in secondary school is there any guidance on how to do this? We use PINs at till points which will not be possible after returning
Yinka Ewuola
01:01:57
The voucher system is leaving many families stranded as the actual administration is broken... who is picking up on this?
Zoe
01:02:22
This is the webinar for next week: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMuceqqqDMpHdBhZlODlvDcJ43y4BoBLfAe
Michelle
01:02:23
fantastic webinar and looking forward to following on twitter and reading all the resources and completing petition etc :-)
Rachel Isted
01:02:45
@Jo Smith - this is what I also initially thought. However, following discussion with head of FSM here, it was highlighted that the wording of the Government guidance (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance/covid-19-free-school-meals-guidance-for-schools) is very vague but as they use the wording "Support for pupils who have to stay at home", this insinuates that it only applies to children who cannot attend school, not children choosing to not attend?
Gurpinder Lalli
01:02:47
Excellent webinar and inspirational!
Eleanor Barns-Graham
01:02:49
Thank you all so much for a brilliant webinar.
Jeanette Orrey
01:02:51
Thank you everyone
Zoe
01:02:51
Link to follow up in series focussed on Devolved will be on 5 June
Andrew Etherington
01:02:53
Thanks you to everyone for such an informative webina
Louise Payne
01:02:56
Thanks everyone
Zoe
01:02:57
Link will be sent around soon!
Zoe
01:03:00
Thanks all!
Kate Hindley
01:03:03
Some great work going on. Enjoyed the webinar
Louise Ulrich
01:03:03
Thank you, great webinar!
Rachel Isted
01:03:04
Thanks
Pauline Thompson
01:03:05
Great webinar. Very useful information. Thank You. Pauline.
Edel Mooney
01:03:05
Thankyou very interesting
Sue Caslin
01:03:06
Great webinar thank you!
Angela Blair
01:03:10
Thankyou
Gary Leesley
01:03:10
Really helpful, thank you.
Lee Hall
01:03:10
Thank you speakers - great presentation
Kerrie Elliott
01:03:15
Excellent webinar- Thank you!!
Liz Powell
01:03:17
Thanks very interesting
Niccola Boyd-Stevenson
01:03:20
many thanks
Sophie Napper
01:03:20
Thanks everyones