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 Authorities to support Early Years settings, and to train Early Years Settings to implement the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years in England (Eat Better, Start Better).
How we can work with you:
- Train staff / consultants who support early years settings to meet the Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage. Early Years Foundation Stage Framework on the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings in England.
- Train Early Years staff and/or childminders to implement the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings in England.
- Run menu workshops to support menu development and check menus against the menu checklist.
- Support Early Years settings to use children’s voice to engage them around food and menu development.
- Food policy development
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