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Whole School Approach

A healthy whole school approach to school food including breakfast clubs, snacks, lunchtime, after school clubs, one-off events, celebrations and birthdays.

Whole School Approach

 Food Policy Template - KS1-4

A comprehensive and easy to use policy template to support your school in developing a whole school Healthy Eating policy including packed lunches.  (The Healthy Lives Team)

 Connects Food Self-Assessment Tool

A free resource to help busy primary schools develop their whole school approach to food policy including a self-review tool and other supporting resources.  (Connects Food)

Olga Primary & Chefs-in-Schools Food Charter

A school food charter developed by Olga Primary and Chefs-in-Schools to express whole school commitments around food, staff and the culture and environment. (Olga Primary & Chefs-in-Schools)

Water Only

 Water Only Schools Toolkit

Comprehensive toolkit to guide schools through the process of becoming water only.  (Change4Life)


Celebrations and Birthdays

 Healthy Celebrations & Birthdays

A comprehensive toolkit supporting the development of a healthy celebrations policy, with clear ideas about what food and food alternatives can be used for many different cultural and religious celebrations including simple recipes and activity sheets.  (NHS - Luton)


Sugar Smart & Healthy Schools Award

 Sugar Smart Campaign Resources

The activities available provide an opportunity to get individual classes, the whole school, staff and parents involved in reducing sugar consumption across the school.  The resources can be used to gain a Healthy Schools London Silver and Gold Award.  (Sugar Smart / Healthy Schools Awards)