Resources for Teaching Staff

Healthy Eating

Picture of young people eating at lunchtime

Classroom Resources


Guidance Documents

  • Guidance on schools food in England: planning and providing food in schools. It explains how legislation applies to food provided within schools.
  • Guidance for schools, a practical guide: about food standards to help develop healthy eating habits amongst young people.
  • Checklist for headteachers: to help improve school food culture and increase the take up of school dinners.
  • School food: guidance for governors guiding them on how to create and embed a great school food culture within schools.
  • Allergy Guidance for schools: practical advice and resources to help schools manage allergy risks.
  • Public Health England: guidance on food teaching in primary schools see below.
  • The Leicestershire Healthy Schools Team have created guidance to support schools to develop their own Food & Healthy Eating Policy. Please find the document below.