Digging for victory

Crich Junior School has won a Food for Life silver award. Ben Thompson, Kiran Beresford, Fiona Judd and Millie Parkin.

Crich Junior School has won a Food for Life silver award. Ben Thompson, Kiran Beresford, Fiona Judd and Millie Parkin.

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a PROUD school is hungry for success after digging its way to a prestigious Food for Life award.

Crich Junior School has been named as a Flagship School for the Food for Life Partnership, which encourages children to grow and cook their own food.

Crich junior school has won a food for life silver award. Ben Thompson, Kiran Beresford, Fiona Judd and Millie Parkin.

Crich junior school has won a food for life silver award. Ben Thompson, Kiran Beresford, Fiona Judd and Millie Parkin.

It picked up a silver award from television presenter and organic gardener Bob Flowerdew at a ceremony at Aston Villa Football Club, in Birmingham, on Wednesday.

Every pupil has a responsibility for their own vegetable plot, where they plan, plant, tender and harvest their own produce. The produce is used in cookery lessons and school dinners, or by the local community centre or local bakery, The Loaf.