Established 12 years ago, allmanhall specialise in food and catering-related procurement for education. They apply their thorough understanding of supply chain management, commodity market movement, food inflation and market trends to benefit clients, achieving value, cost savings and efficiencies without reducing quality. 

Allmanhall negotiate competitive prices on behalf of clients, never losing sight of product quality, the clients’ values and objectives, or the needs of diners. 

Jessica Kingsley Publishers have very kindly provided QA Education magazine with a collection of four fabulous new EYFS titles, which we are giving away to one lucky reader! The collection covers food, school readiness, empathy, wellbeing and PSED. The books are:


Helping Children Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

A Practical Guide for Early Years Professionals

Jo Cormack

A school has won a £750 prize to build a garden worthy of growing food for the healthiest packed lunch in Essex. The Healthy Packed Lunch Plot Competition was open to all primary and special schools in Essex. It encouraged pupils to design a kitchen garden plot and create a recipe for a healthy packed lunch using its produce.

Wednesday 24 August 2016

From printed prosthetics, to cars, planes and houses, to 3D printed food, there doesn’t seem to be a day that goes by without some mention of the incredible ways 3D printing technology has been applied to the ordinary for extraordinary effect. But it’s 3D printing in the classroom that is having some of the greatest effects on people’s lives as the next generation learns to shape and manipulate the technology to feed their creativity.


205 schools begin plans to transform their grounds to create insect homes

205 schools located across all counties within the UK, are celebrating the news that they been selected to participate in the UK wide ‘Polli:Nation’ project – an initiative which supports schools to provide food and shelter for Britain’s pollinating insects.