School Nutrition Initiatives
For more information visit the Primary School Free Breakfast Initiative website .
Fruit Tuck Shop
A fruit tuck shop is set up by pupils, parents or staff to sell fresh fruit, dried fruit and fruit juice to pupils during the school day, they may be run by children. Fruit can be supplied by a wholesaler, retailer, supermarket or co-operative, and is delivered to school or collected on a regular basis.
The Food Standards Agency Wales and Welsh Assembly Government have published Fruit tuck shops in primary schools, providing a practical guide to planning and running a fruit tuck shop.
For more information click on Fruit tuck shops in primary schools .
Through Sustain’s Grab 5! Project they have provided guidance on setting up a fruit tuck shop. For more information click on Grab 5! Action Pack .
Appetite for Life
Appetite for Life is part of broader policy on food and fitness for children and young people which is set out in the Assembly’s Food and Fitness Implementation Plan. A variety of stakeholders are involved in the delivery of the overall policy and Kerry Robinson has been appointed as the Food in Schools coordinator to work with and support local authorities to implement the recommended food and nutrient based standards as set out in Appetite for Life.
Further information regarding Appetite for Life including all supporting documents can be found on the Welsh Government website http://wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills/schoolshome/foodanddrink/appetiteforlife/?skip=1&lang=en.