Pupils healthy eat­ing de­signs hit the spot

Macclesfield Express - - SCHOOLS NEWS - RHI­AN­NON MCDOWALL

PROD­UCT de­sign stu­dents at Mac­cles­field Acad­emy have come up with some fan­tas­tic de­signs to help fast food din­ers make healthy choices.

The six GCSE prod­uct de­sign stu­dents have been re­search­ing and de­sign­ing a ‘point of sale’ stand to en­cour­age healthy eat­ing in McDon­alds restau­rants as part of their course­work.

Tak­ing in­flu­ence from 1950s styled Amer­i­can din­ers, they each came up with some eye catch­ing de­signs and ad­ver­tise­ments de­signed to catch the din­ers eye as they order.

The stu­dents then took their work to McDon­ald’s where they were able to test them out in situ and see how ef­fec­tive they are.

Rebecca Lu­cas, who teaches prod­uct de­sign at the school, said: “Stan­dards this year are ex­cep­tional! I am im­pressed with the en­thu­si­asm shown by the class.

“I was very proud to ac­com­pany them to McDon­ald’s to show­case their prod­ucts.”

She added: “We were told that McDon­ald’s HQ is very in­ter­ested in the work our stu­dents have been do­ing.”

●● Mac­cles­field Acad­emy stu­dents im­press staff at McDon­alds with their course­work

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