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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 136,000 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.

To find out more information about classes and how you, your child, school or organisation can get involved with KCS, please visit Booking for Cooking.

If you wish to raise money to help support KCS continue with it's vital work, please visit Supporting KCS or call us on 020 8992 8882.

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.

Thank you for your interest. It is with the support of people who share our passion for and belief in the power of food, we can create a healhtier and happier generation.

 

Important update:

 From 23 June – 3 July 2020, KCS will  need to raise as much money as possible for the important work we are delivering, to our local community.

 

The Big Give, gives us the opportunity to double your donation, in these difficult times. Your donation will help feed children and families most in need during the long summer holiday.

 

Please help us by donating what you can by Going on the link attached below to make a difference, Thank you.

 

https://donate.thebiggive.org.uk/campaign/a051r00001dZTPlAAO  

 

 

Update on The Covid-19 situations at KCS 1 July 2020.

In line with The Government guidelines and schools being able to re-open in some shape or form.

KCS will be taking private bookings for children, to learn how to prepare and cook, healthy delicious dishes and recipes, during the long summer Holidays.

we will take a Maximum of three children – This will be one child in their own space and kitchen area. We have three separate kitchen, Green, Yellow and Blue and the Head Chef will be in the Red Kitchen.

Parents and carers can book siblings in together and again they will be in their own kitchen.

The cost will be £50.00 per child for a 2 hour workshop.

The workshops will start on Monday 20 July 2020. Please call us (we do not accept bookings via email) to make a booking and we can be flexible on times. Please call us on: 02089928882 to make and enquiry and booking.

We will work right through the summer and the last date will be Friday 28 August 2020

When booking your child into our workshops we will need you to fill out a short registration and waiver to ensure you are happy to send your child to KCS and have no worries due to Covid-19. 

We know that Lock down, has been a very difficult time for children and families and we hope that opening our doors to a small handful of children this summer will allow children to learn this vital life skill and make you and your family learn how to make a delicious Menu/meal from scratch.

We have also been busy making and posting some simple and easy cookery You-Tube Videos. So please watch them and see if you can make them at home in your kitchen.

 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLbEQ3izcyj3Qwx_MjJ5iKQrmUR2VZKCP

 

 

Summer Cookery workshops

Children will cook a range of both savoury and sweet dishes, entirely from scratch using fresh ingredients. All students will work independently to create their recipes and at the end of the session their food will be packaged up and placed in a KCS bag, ready to take home, along with copies of the recipes they've made

 

Please email info@thekidscookeryschool.co.uk or call 0208 992 8882 to book a place on one of our cookery sessions. We do not take bookings via email.  

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

 

 

Learn more about KCS, what it does, why and who you'll meet there.
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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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Learn more about the charity, why we need funds and how you can help.
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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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