Dr Jason O'Rourke


Jason O’Rourke is the headteacher of Washingborough Academy, Lincolnshire. During the 10 years that he has been there, the school has gained national and international recognition for the curriculum it has developed, which puts healthy living and food education at the forefront of children’s learning.

He is the UK representative on the SAPERE International Board, a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on School Food, and was part of the Department of Health’s consultation for the Childhood Obesity Plan. His favourite way to eat a carrot is roasted in the oven with honey.