Headteacher: Mrs J Boylan
Step Up To The Plate – Series 2
Do you have a passion for food and cooking? Are you brilliant at coming up with cool designs and ideas? Are you charming and good with people? Are you in School Year 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9?
Following on from the hit first series, Fred and Allegra are asking a whole new bunch of contestants to Step Up to the Plate. Under their expert guidance contestants will discover how difficult and how rewarding it can be to run their own restaurant with the star performers from this series being crowned Maître D’ and Head Chef for 2020.
If you think you are up to the task and you want to apply you need to:
GET PERMISSION & ASK YOUR PARENT/GUARDIAN TO FILL OUT THEIR BITS OF THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FORM
FILL OUT YOUR BITS OF THE ATTACHED APPLICATION FORM
Applications can be submitted by your parent/guardian by email to by Friday 7th Feb 2020:
Or by post to: by Friday 7th Feb 2020:
Step Up to the Plate S2 Production Team, Lion Television, Lion House, 26 Paddenswick Road London W6 0UB
WE ANTICIPATE A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS, AND WHILST WE CONSIDER EVERYONE EQUALLY IF YOU DO NOT HEAR BACK FROM US BY THE WEEK OF THE 17TH OF FEBRUARY 2020 THEN UNFORTUNATELY YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL. APPLICANTS WHO ARE CONTACTED ARE NOT GUARANTEED A PLACE ON THE SHOW. THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK!
PARENTAL CONSENT FORM
To the Parent or Guardian
Your child would like to apply to take part in the series Step Up to the Plate Series 2. The show will initially be transmitted by a UK broadcaster, and on the broadcaster’s website and catch-up/on demand service. If selected for the final programme, your child would be required to participate.
The Application Process
For the application to be considered, you need to provide the completed Application Form, a signed parental consent form and photographs of your child (physical copies cannot be returned). If casting or filming takes place on a school day your child will need the permission of their school to attend. We are not responsible if your school refuses permission.
By necessity we will process the personal data provided by you and your child as part of the casting process for the programme to assess whether your child is a suitable contributor to the show and if successful, as part of the production process for the programme. We will do so in accordance with all relevant data protection law and you can find out more information about how we process your personal data by contacting email@example.com for a copy of our Prospective Contributor Privacy Notice which is also available at http://www.liontv.com/Contributor-Privacy-Notice. Both you and your child’s details will be held securely. All unsuccessful applications will be destroyed within 6 months of receipt and the details of successful applicants will not be kept for longer than is necessary.
FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS TO COMPLETE:
|Child’s date of birth|
|Child’s school name and location|
|Please let us know if your child has any medical condition including food allergies that we should be aware of and/or requires any special
access arrangements for filming. We will make all necessary adjustments and actively
encourage applications from all children.
|Yes/No (If Yes, please give details)
|Has your child appeared on TV before?||Yes/No (If Yes, please give details)
|Do you have any pre-existing family commitments (eg. holidays, weddings etc) during March and April 2020
|Yes/No (If Yes, please give details)
|Is there any other information which you think would be useful for us to know, in support of this application?|
|Home phone number:|
I confirm that I fully understand the premise of the programme and consent to this application being considered and I am happy for my child to take part if necessary. Also I explicitly consent to the processing of any personal data and special category personal data hereunder for the purposes of casting, producing (including broadcasting) of Step Up To The Plate as described at the top of this form and I understand that such data will be processed in accordance with the privacy notice found at http://www.liontv.com/Contributor-Privacy-Notice.
I am the child’s parent / guardian (delete as appropriate)
Signature of parent/ legal guardian Signature of parent/ legal guardian
Name of parent/guardian (PLEASE PRINT): Name of parent/guardian (PLEASE PRINT):
PLEASE ATTACH A RECENT PHOTO OF THE CHILD APPLICANT
If you want to send us up to 3 photos of dishes that your child has cooked or enjoyed eating you can do that too – sorry, but we can’t return these photos.
Parent / Guardian: Before You Send Tick List
|Has your child completed the rest of the Step Up To The Plate application form themselves?|
|Have you signed the consent form on page 3?|
|Have you included a photo of your child?|
|Up to 3 further photos of dishes your child cooked or enjoyed (optional)|
|Remember it is the parent or guardian who sends the completed form and not the child!|
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS & CHILDREN TO CONSIDER BEFORE APPLYING
Who we’re looking for
FOR THE CHILD APPLICANT TO COMPLETE:
Please ensure you fill in every part of the application form below carefully and give us as much information as possible. Use an extra page if you need to.
|Name of parent/guardian|
|How did you hear about the programme?|
|Do you have any other friends or family applying for the programme? If so, who?|
|What was your favourite thing about Step Up to the Plate?|
|What would you change about Step Up to the Plate, season 1?|
|What is your favourite meal?|
|What is the favourite place you’ve ever eaten and why?|
|Describe your dream restaurant, what it looks like, what’s on the menu, who else is dining there etc.
This is your chance to be creative – think about the themes that were in season 1.
|Apart from food and eating, what other hobbies do you have?|
|Why do you think we should choose you instead of someone else?|
We’re looking for two different types of team member:
Kitchen Crew, who design the menu and cook the food
Restaurant Crew, who design how the restaurant will look, look after and serve guests
There is some crossover in the roles, but work out which role you think you are most suited to and fill in the relevant section:
|Who taught you how to cook?|
|What are the three best dishes you cook? What is the most impressive meal you have ever cooked?|
|What type of food do you like to cook the most and why?|
|How often do you cook at home or at school?|
|What do people say about your cooking?|
|If you could learn to cook anything, what would it be?|
|Do you want to work with food when you’re older|
|How competitive are you?|
|How do you think you’d cope working under pressure in a professional kitchen?|
|What jobs do you think waiters and waitresses do in a restaurant?|
|What would you wish for if a genie gave you three wishes?|
|If you had to leave home forever, what 3 things would you take with you?|
|If you could write a book, what would it be about?|
|If you could serve anyone in the world – who would it be?|
|How do you deal with other people when they’re being difficult?|
|Describe a time when you’ve gone out of your way to be helpful|
|What job would you like to do when you’re older?|
|How competitive are you?|
|How do you think you’d cope working under pressure in a professional restaurant?|