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British cooking company, Cookie Crumbles, says the return of cooking and nutrition education in England’s schools will help improve children’s health and wellbeing.

Cookie Crumbles has welcomed recommendations in The Department for Education’s framework for the national curriculum, which includes learning about cooking, healthy food preparation and nutrition.

The National Curriculum in England – framework document for consultation (pages 156-60) states that the National Curriculum for design and technology aims to ensure that all pupils “understand food and nutrition and have opportunities to learn to cook”.

“Food is a fundamental part of children’s health and wellbeing. Learning how to cook healthy and wholesome food is essential to understanding food and nutrition. Getting active in the kitchen is the key,” said Cookie Crumbles Director, Carola Weymouth.

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