When chef Jamie Oliver launched a campaign to improve British school meals, it inspired one headteacher to take things much further.

Charlton Manor Primary School, in south London, now grows its own produce, keeps bees and chickens, and has a restaurant aiming for a Michelin star. Head Tim Baker has also overhauled the teaching curriculum to put food centre stage - from learning about fair trade banana growers in geography lessons to slicing pizzas to help with fractions.

Tamasin Ford speaks to teachers and students to find out how they did it, and asks whether this could act as a model for how to teach our children about food's impact on our health and the planet.

Producer: Simon Tulett

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(Picture: Students Sarah and Vaidas in the garden at Charlton Manor Primary School)


Students at Charlton Manor Primary School;

Joe Grollman, teaching chef;

Nick Shelley, gardener;

Flavio Hernandez, head chef;

Tim Baker, headteacher;

Kim Smith, TastEd and City, University of London;

Dennis Hollywood, teacher

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