Torriano Primary School

Torriano Ave

Tel: 020 7424 0202
Fax: 020 7284 4367

Head of School: Ms Helen Bruckdorfer
Ofsted: Outstanding
DFES #: 2603

Case Studies

Linking nutrition, growing food and developing cooking skills to improve healthy behaviours.

by Matthew Western

Key Points

  • Our school recognises the important relationships between nutrition, growing food and developing cooking skills. Linking these areas has helped achieve our aim to change mind sets and help improve healthy behaviours for our school community
  • Delivering a comprehensive practical cooking and nutrition programme, encouraging food growing, establishing our Food Waste Café, promoting sustainability and working closely with our families have been key aspects of our work
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Curriculum Development at Torriano Primary School

by Susan Bush

Key Points

  • UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Programme underpins the whole school ethos and is central to our curriculum development;
  • Innovative, whole-school themes are planned each term involving all stakeholders
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There is a vibrancy at Torriano Primary School which has an impact on all who visit us. We are a popular, culturally diverse school in Kentish Town with 240 pupils. We are passionate about children’s learning and relish the challenge of guiding our children through life. The culture of our school ensures that every child is known well and valued. We are proud to be a UNICEF Rights Respecting School and pupil voice is very strong. The school’s innovative approach to curriculum development, teaching and learning typifies the way that staff strive to provide interesting and exciting work. Collaborations with local organisations provide our children with enriching cultural experiences at Torriano Primary. There is a sense of community and responsibility. Our children are encouraged to be active citizens.

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