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Welcome to The Kids' Cookery School.

The Kids' Cookery School's mission is to give every child in the UK a unique and fun cooking experience in order to help them make informed choices about food and an understanding around health and diet.

Started in 2000, the charity has worked with over 150,000 children, young people and families across London, many of whom may have severe physical and learning disabilities, behavioural problems or been excluded from mainstream education.

Like us on Facebook @thekidscookeryschool and Follow us on Twitter: @KidsCookerySch Insta: @thekidscookeryschool  

Watch our film to see what's going on at The Kids' Cookery School.

 Update: We are no longer operating

 Dear KCS Parents/Carers and Supporters

It is with great sadness that we write to advise you, that we are having to give up our KCS Head Quarters here in London, Acton.

There are several reasons that have influenced, this decision. The primary reason is due to the Corona virus pandemic, the charity has really struggled over the past 2 years and the various lock-downs have just compounded the problems, with The Kids Cookery School and the charity sector in general. There are several other issues that we won’t bore you with which, basically makes the premises not fit for purpose anymore.

The Charity will NOT continue to operate in the previously leased premises (KCS HQ) or as a Mobile POP-UP Kitchen. Therefore, we will NOT be taking any cookery sessions for the foreseeable future

After over 25 years as the founder and CEO of The Kids Cookery School it is a very sad time, having taught over 150,000 children, young people and families how to prepare and cook healthy fresh food from scratch and hopefully make a difference to many families and household regarding eating well and staying fit and healthy.

I would like to thank everyone for their help, love and support over so many years, without all of you, KCS would not have been such a wonderful and unique Charity.

Take care, be safe and we wish you all the very best for 2022.

 

Fiona and Tristan 

Our CEO/Founder Fiona Hamilton-Fairley, has been awarded an MBE!  

Fiona founded KCS in 1995, when she began to teach children in her own home when she realised that her own children would not learn how to prepare and cook good fresh food from scratch at primary school.  Fiona is a passionate, chef, cookery teacher and food campaigner.  She believes that every individual needs to be able to prepare and cook fresh food for themselves in order to eat well and live a happy and healthy lifestyle.  Fiona lives by the motto ‘you are what you eat and drink’.

On the 7 June 2019, Fiona was awarded an MBE on the Queens’ Birthday Honours List, for Services to children with Special Needs and disabilities. 

 

Be Sure To Check Out Our Film!  

Aine Casey, in association with the Media Trust and John Lyons Charity, has made a fantastic, interesting and captivating short film about what we do here at KCS.

We are a dedicated charity giving equal opportunity to all children, whatever their circumstances.

We empower children to learn to cook! Watch the video here >  https://youtu.be/DX02FavL6VI

 

 

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Want to book a class for a child or a group of children? Find out what KCS can offer you in 'Booking for Cooking'.
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For kids only! Click here to recipes to try at home, handy tips and fun foodie facts.
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