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Cooking meals for people experiencing homelessness

  • Groups of 12 young people
  • 11 and 12 year olds
  • 12 hours spread across 3 days

Students from the cooking club at The Fulham Boys School teamed up with a local church to cook food for homeless and vulnerable people attending a Saturday drop in meal service. Students planned the dishes they would make and sourced the ingredients from local market vendors and a butcher.

Creating our Healthy Hub

  • 25 students
  • 13-15 years old
  • 2 year project

Students at Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (OSSMA) have created a community Healthy Hub, using gardening to learn about mental health coping strategies while growing food to form part of a healthy lifestyle.

Running a mental health conference

  • 30 students
  • 13 to 17 year olds
  • 6 months

A team of students from Hendon School planned, gained funding for and led a conference at Middlesex University that explored mental health with presentations from mental health experts. The team divided themselves into teams covering communications, logistics, workshops and budget and also conducted an evaluation of the event.