Healthy Eating Resources for Post Primary School Teachers
Healthy Eating Policy
This toolkit will guide schools through the process of developing and implementing, or reviewing and improving an existing policy including: including: carrying out an audit; drafting a policy; consulting with parents; implementing the policy.
Healthy Eating Policy Development Toolkit for Post-Primary Schools
Order a hard copy from www.healthpromotion.ie
Although the toolkit can be downloaded for free, the Wellbeing Through Healthy Eating Policy Development Training is recommended.
The training will guide schools through the process of developing and implementing, or reviewing and improving an existing policy. This includes:
- carrying out an audit
- drafting a policy
- consulting with parents
- implementing the policy
Resources for Promoting Healthy Eating
- "What's on a label?" - safefood
- "A Good Practice Guide for School Food Initiatives" - safefood
- "A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs" - safefood
- "Food Safety e-learning" - safefood
- Order posters, leaflets and booklets on www.healthpromotion.ie
School Meals Scheme
The School Meals Programme operated by the Department of Social Protection provides funding towards the provision of food services in DEIS schools.
All schools involved in the School Meals Programme are required to adhere to the Nutritional Standards for School Meals.
Supporting Parents in Promoting Healthy Eating
The START campaign is a public awareness campaign for parents that provides advice on healthy snacks, treats, menu planning and a selection of recipes. www.makeastart.ie