Lesson 2: British seasonal foods

Children learn that for some foods to be in our supermarkets all year round, we have to import them from other countries then bake a fruit crumble, using seasonal British fruits

Learning Objectives

  • Learning that imported food will have travelled from far away and has an impact on the environment

  • Learning that vegetables and fruit grow in certain seasons

  • Knowing that in the UK we often import food from other countries and why

Lesson Plan

The importance of seasonal food
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Teacher Video: British seasonal foods

Pupil Video: Baking a basic fruit crumble

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Activity: UK seasonal foods
Activity: Seasonal food wheel
Activity: Recipe - basic fruit crumble
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Tom Turnham,  
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Tom has been a teacher for seven years and, as Head of Upper School at The Belham Primary School, he has a keen interest in young people and good causes. For the past seventeen years he has volunteered with various…
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