Student nutritionist Nicky Martin with Ryan and Hannah Oliver, pupils from Roseberry Primary School, Pelton.
...Student nutritionist Nicky Martin has joined Newton Aycliffe-based school catering company Scolarest on a year-long placement.Nicky, 21, who has just completed the second-year of a BSc honours degree in Human Nutrition at Leeds Metropolitan University, is working closely with Scolarest nutritionist Gina Gorvett.
will be helping us roll out a number of initiatives including Scolarest's
Balanced Choices programme which is all about encouraging pupils to eat a more balanced diet and improving pupils' nutritional awareness," says Gina.
will work with schools and catering staff across the UK during her
year-long placement, including in County Durham where Scolarest caters at 239 primary and day special schools through its contract for Durham County Council
"I wanted to work with Scolarest
because I'm interested in childhood nutrition and like working with children," says Nicky