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ISBN 978 0 7559 9985 9 DPPAS 11228
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1 Introduction Why is this guidance needed? Policy context Aim of the guidance Who is this guidance for?
2 Ensuring appropriate food and drink choices for all children and young people What is a special diet? Specific issues for those with additional support needs School lunch provision Snacks and drinks Oral health Selective eaters Food and drinks involved in therapy Food and drinks as treats or rewards
3 Positive culture, ethos and environment Developing a positive lunchtime environment which supports healthy eating Social aspects of mealtimes Supporting children to make choices at lunchtime Supporting healthy eating messages across the school
4 Communication and training Communication passports Eating and drinking profiles Training for staff and parents
5 Partnerships Parents as partners Partnerships with health professionals
Annex Food standards outwith the school lunch - table 1 and Drink Standards for schools - table 2 ( Annex A) Summary of national food and drink descriptors for texture modification ( Annex B) Snack policy, St Andrew's School ( Annex C) Example of eating, drinking and swallowing policy ( Annex D) Acknowledgements, glossary, further information and resources, references ( Annex E)
GlossaryFurther information and resourcesReferences
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