Resources for teachers
The Vegetarian Society is an educational charity. Our job is to help people learn more about vegetarianism by providing accurate and interesting information and resources.
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Fill in the order form to order any of the resources below or call us directly on 0161 925 2000. Many of the resources are also available to download.
All our materials are free within the UK. However, as a small charity, any donations would be much appreciated.
The latest issue of our quarterly newsletter for everyone who works in schools.
In this issue: School Food Plan, NVW Community Grants, Profile - Ravenscliffe School
NEW - Food Comparisons Poster
A2 poster illustrating how various foods compare to each other.
This first, in a series of two posters, covers Iron, Protein, Calcium
Vegetarianism: a project book for schools
This revised and re-designed resource is ideal for students aged 11-16 and it fits into a wide range of curriculum areas including science, food, citizenship, health and social care.
Download a copy (2,29 MB)
Balance of good health poster
A2 poster showing the typical daily requirements of each food group
Why it's green to go vegetarian
Fully referenced information booklet on why a vegetarian diet is good for the environment
Download a copy (2.29 MB)
Why it's green to go vegetarian quiz
What we choose to eat can be one of the biggest factors on the environment.
Test how much you know. (55 KB)
Healthy eating for vegetarians
A simple leaflet covering basic vegetarian nutrition
Download a copy (359 KB)
Healthy eating quiz
Test how much you know (42 KB)
The essential guide to going, being and staying vegetarian covers everything an aspiring veggie needs to know, including what a vegetarian is, how to take the first steps, nutrition and even doing the big shop as a veggie.
Download a copy (3.35 MB)
Quick lesson ideas
Ideas and background information for studying vegetariainsm across the curriculum.
Available only via the following downloads:
Quick vegetarian facts: Fact sheet 1, Fact sheet 2
'What is a vegetarian?' worksheet, Primary quick lesson ideas,
Eat your colours worksheet, 5 a day worksheet, Revision sheet
Going veggie...for the taste
A recipe booklet packed with mouth-watering, nutritionally balanced recipes. These recipes are, colourful, varied and perfect for all year round.
Download a copy (1.28 MB)
Going veggie...for the animals
Many people stop eating meat because of concerns over the way animals are killed for food and this leaflet highlights the extent of animal slaughter in the UK. Going veggie...for the animals looks at all kinds of farmed animals, their lifespan and conditions they live in before being slaughtered.
Download a copy (1.34 MB)
Going veggie...for the environment
An introduction to why going vegetarian for the environment is a positive choice
Download a copy (3.78 MB)
Going veggie...for health and wellbeing
A balanced vegetarian diet is healthy and nutritious and this leaflet shows why.
Download a copy (1.66 MB)
Food comparisons postcards
Set of 3 postcards comparing iron, protein and B12
Young veggie guide
A guide aimed at young people, aged 12 and under, who are vegetarian or thinking of going vegetarian. Full of information, advice, facts and recipes
Download a copy (3.66 MB)
A nation of animal lovers?
Flyer to support our Butcher's Cat campaign. Only available as a download.
Download a copy (921 KB)
Vegetarian Society stickers
Why it's green to go vegetarian (46 KB)
Animal welfare (53 KB)
Other teacher services are also available