Healthy Eating Week

Last week, 12th – 16th June was Health Eating Week (HEW). HEW is organised by the British Nutrition Foundation and involves schools across the country running a variety of activities to promote the advice of The Eatwell Guide.

As part of Healthy Eating Week, Wellington School organised some activities to coincide with Sports Day on Friday 16th June.

Firstly, pupils from 7R took part in a practical session making Rainbow Salmon Skewers. This involved using the bridge and claw cutting techniques to prepare a variety of colourful vegetables to place on skewers along with some delicious Wild Alaskan Salmon, which was given to the school earlier this term.

Year 8 pupils then worked in teams to make Salmon Fishcakes. This involved peeling, boiling and mashing potatoes, flaking the fish, cutting up spring onions, mixing and shaping the ingredients into fishcake shapes and coating in breadcrumbs.

All the pupils involved in the activities really impressed me with their enthusiasm and it was great to see them excited about trying the products as many said they were not keen on fish.

Mrs Ryan