Proud school helps break school dinner record

PUPILS at South Molton Junior School have been eating their way into the record books. They joined thousands of youngsters from 5,000 schools around the country hoping to beat a world record attempt for the largest simultaneous roast dinner, which stood a

PUPILS at South Molton Junior School have been eating their way into the record books.

They joined thousands of youngsters from 5,000 schools around the country hoping to beat a world record attempt for the largest simultaneous roast dinner, which stood at 1,362 people.

"We had 85 children who registered for this event, which is more than double our numbers for the usual hot dinners," said head teacher Patricia Martin. The event was organised by the Food for Life Partnership Roast Dinner Day to celebrate the launch of the Food for Life Partnership Cooks' Network, a network of 16 pioneering school cooks hoping to help to transform schools' food culture.


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