Through step-by-step information, this course provides you with all the information you need to:

  • be able to work as part of a lunchtime support team
  • to encourage children and young people to take a healthy school meal
  • to encourage pupils to make healthy eating choices
  • providing a calm and reassuring dining environment
  • foster good eating habits that will support pupils in their infant, junior and teenage years and right through into adulthood.

In addition this course:

  • highlights the importance of your role in creating an excellent dining experience and promoting healthier eating
  • increases your knowledge of children and young peoples’ nutritional needs and how school meals contribute to these requirements
  • provides techniques to better engage with children, young people, catering staff, school staff and peers
  • gives you different ways to handle children and young people’s behaviour at lunchtime.

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