Imaginative Teaching Resources & Inspirational Career Ideas from the Chilled Food Industry

Teacher FAQs

Chilled Education is here to help you with your food and science teaching.

We’ve answered some of your most frequently asked questions here. Our Student FAQs will also tell you more about the industry.


Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about chilled careers

  • They are more than 20 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Ambassadors from the chilled food industry. These enthusiastic role models visit schools and science and careers fairs to talk about their work and about the career opportunities in chilled food. To connect with your local Chilled STEM Ambassador contact STEMNET.

  • Production sites are extremely busy, highly pressurised environments. Hygiene and safety are paramount and so it’s impossible to have large groups of visitors. However the Chilled Food Association (the people behind Chilled Education) are sometimes able to organise visits for teachers. To find out more….

  • Our range of free downloadable lesson plans are developed with science and D&T teachers and have been trialled in the classroom.

    The practical resources have also been designed by food science and education professionals to ensure that they are both accurate and engaging.

    Browse our resources section to find the FREE lesson plans for KS1-5 and innovative practical resources.

  • We are always looking for new ideas. We want to make our resources as useful and relevant as possible. If you have an idea for a new lesson plan you think we should consider please get in touch.

  • If we’ve met you at a careers or science fair, or we have sent you some of our resource then you may have agreed to share your school’s contact details with us. This means that your school is a Cool School. From time to time you’ll receive free newsletters that tell you about new resources. You’ll be part of a growing network of teachers who are helping their students on the path to fulfilling careers.

  • Details of the suppliers ( are in the box that came with your kit. We’ve negotiated a discount so mention that you are a Cool School when you place your order.

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