Healthy Eating Policy
In Scartleigh National School we promote the health and wellbeing of our school community by encouraging healthy school lunches. The curriculum helps us educate the children about healthy food (especially SPHE; PE and Science). This was devised in consultation with pupils; staff and parents.
Aims of this policy:
To promote the well-being of our school community
To promote the health of the child and provide a foundation for healthy living.
To educate the child about the importance of good nutrition.
To share the responsibility for making informed food choices and adopting a healthy balanced diet.
Healthy Lunch Guidelines
Bottle of water
Small snack for mid-morning break
Balanced lunch for main lunch break
Inclusion of fruit and / or vegetables encouraged.
Food and Drinks not permitted
Please advise staff of allergies
Procedures in place for allergy sufferers
Brennans Food Healthy Heroes
Vow (Vegtables on Wednesday)
It is advised that food is not given as a reward in school.
Special Occasions - Treats may be consumed on special occasions: e.g. School Tours; Sports Day; Cake Sales and End of Term
We hope these guidelines will assist everybody in making healthy eating choices.
Drafted October 2016