Waltham Forest primary schools have topped the league for having the greenest menu in the UK.

The Green School Menu League was started earlier this year to inspire, educate and encourage children to eat more sustainable food, with a mission to make 15 million school meals meatless this year.

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Waltham Forest has served 1 million plant-based meals across 50 of its primary schools. Every day, plant-based options are served, ranging from creamy coconut korma to Jamaican patties and pizza.

Flora Richardson, 11, from Jenny Hammond Primary School said: β€œIt’s important we have a plant-based food choice each day that everyone can eat and enjoy. The food tastes good and has a lot less harm to nature.”