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Food policy

Download the generic blank policy framework which is designed to guide and prompt your thought processes as you prepare your policy.

This draft food policy is based on the framework given in the Food In Schools Toolkit. It's in an editable format so that you can add to it or adapt it to your needs. Comments on this first draft are more than welcome; please email Kate with any suggestions.

Here's a terrific food policy developed by Ros Stoyles, a teacher at Leedstown School.

In all schools, governing bodies have a duty to ensure that a healthy eating culture is fostered throughout their school and forms part of its ethos. Together with the Food Standards Agency, the National Governors' Association has produced a strategic policy framework for governing bodies.

Written by the British Nutrition Foundation Establishing a whole school food policy will guide you in developing a policy through which all aspects of food in school will be brought together clearly, coherently and consistently.

Drinks in schools

Education Leeds have produced a comprehensive and simple guide to help inform and implement a school drinks policy. The document also provides a clear evidence-based understanding of how a good drinks policy can positively impact on children's health and economic wellbeing. Download the drinks policy guidance.