The bliss of food science comes to Blisworth School!

Young scientists at Northants’ Blisworth Community Primary School enthusiastically accepted the Glo Germ hand washing challenge when Charlotte visited in March. Head teacher Miss Jenkins reported of the ‘awe and wonder’ of the Year 3 pupils when the ‘magic light’ revealed the success, or otherwise, of their handwashing techniques. Charlotte also shared the science behind the experiment and has already been invited back to share more practical and fun science ideas.   April 2024    

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Health and Safety – the risks posed by flooring, footwear and frost

Information from CFA Members, and the experience of H&S managers, show slips and trips to be the most frequent cause of accidents in the chilled food sector. A recent CFA H&S WG meeting included a session described as “share and steal” focusing on the issue. Covering everything from whole company campaigns to targeted improvements. Subjects included:   Flooring – while companies are instigating tighter specifications existing floors should be regularly measured or monitored as poor cleaning practice can lead to loss of anti-slip performance. Footwear – one company reported a reduction in slips and trips after enforcing limited specifications for […]

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Sharing knowledge and support online

CEd continues to take advantage of the many opportunities to connect in the virtual world with recent sessions organised in partnership with STEM Learning. British Science Week – Making time for science British Science Week in March gave CEd the opportunity to share its many popular resources. This included an online event for teachers in the East Midlands which was hosted by CEd at the invitation of the STEM Network. The session was designed to support teachers with STEM activities, experiments and resources to help with science in the classroom. CEd’s Charlotte said: “We focussed on ideas that work well […]

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