Good nutrition in early years

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage 3.48 states that “Where children are provided with meals, snacks and drinks, they must be healthy, balanced and nutritious.” Health Education Trust were commissioned by Greater London Authority Healthy Early Years Team to develop a set of resources and training materials to train staff at Local Education … Read more

Erasmus: Learn4Earth

Learn4Earth is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership which includes 9 partners in total, representing 5 European countries: Denmark, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Spain, and Italy. Key Objectives: To develop key competencies in various sustainability-relevant subjects To support the testing of innovative practices to prepare children to become true factors of change To enhance teachers’ education and continuous … Read more

Erasmus: Learn4Health

Marjon presenting on Good Food Deal at a seminar at Better Food for More People

In the globalized food systems, consumers, especially children, are increasingly disconnected from the understanding of how and where their food is produced. This has an impact on eating habits and food choices that might affect health, the environment and other ethical dilemmas such as animal welfare and fair trade. Teaching children about food, health and … Read more

School Allergy Action Group

Joe Harvey, previous director of the Health Education Trust, wrote the first Managing Medicines in Schools guidance in 1999. Since then, the Department for Education (DfE) has updated the guidance with new additional regulations. The latest guidance by DfE, Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions, puts a duty on schools to provide appropriate support for … Read more

Transforming school food culture

The Health Education Trust developed the ‘whole school approach’ as a framework that guides the development of a healthy food culture in schools. This approach is endorsed by the head teacher, enshrined in the school development plan, and permeates the whole school experience. The approach ensures consistency: what is taught about food and healthy eating in … Read more