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Curriculum Support

Nutritional Fact Sheets

Healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle is important to from early years into adulthood.  The whole school approach to healthy eating is important with the emphasis on healthy food provision and accessibility to fluids as water, fruit juices and milk drinks with less than 5% added sugar  The fact sheets on saturated fat, sugar, salt and fluid can be used to encourage children in activities linked to healthy lifestyle.

Facts on Fluid for Children

A fluid intake tracker can be located at:

Facts on Salt
Facts on Saturated Fat
Facts on Sugar


School Fruit & Vegetable Scheme

Food Hygiene

Advice for Teachers, Parents, Pupils and Classroom Assistants

This booklet provides practical guidance and advice on food hygiene and safety for teachers, support staff and parents, who may be handling food as part of a lesson, or assisting with extra curricular activities such as those identified in the Food in Schools Toolkit.


Healthy Lifestyles Leaflet

This leaflet contains useful information and tips for leading a healthy lifestyle.

It has been produced as part of the work for The School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme Project which is funded by Hertfordshire Children’s Fund.

The project meets local objectives of the Department of Health 5 a day scheme and is a joint project between the NHS and Healthy Schools Team in Hertfordshire.


Whole School Policy

This guide has been written to help your school develop, write and implement a Whole School Food Policy. It is designed to be easy-to-follow and based firmly in the context of real school life. Food has a significant role to play in determining health and wellbeing, establishing social roles and reflecting and shaping the school's ethos and individuals' values.