We use mealtimes as an opportunity to
develop and encourage children's eating and social skills. The
children are taught to wash their hands before snack and any meal.
Varied and nutritious hot lunches are prepared and served daily by
our staff on a three week rotating menu. Fresh fruit and vegetables
are available each day.
Special diets for vegetarian, medical or religious purposes are
available on request. We are keen to work with parents at all times
to ensure that the dietary needs of our children are met.
Children may instead bring packed lunches but we advise parents to
ensure that these are healthy and nutritious. We suggest that packed
lunches should contain fresh fruit and/or vegetables and no more
than one ‘pudding’ item. Sweets, chocolate bars and fizzy drinks are
not allowed. Packed lunch containers should be unbreakable with no
glass containers. The Children’s Food Trust provides some useful
Children in Year 1 and above should bring their own healthy break
time snack into school. For those in our Early Years classes, we
provide a variety of healthy snacks for the children each day
instead. All under 5s are entitled to free milk each day from the
All children may bring in additional snacks if they stay after
PLEASE REMEMBER: We are a ‘nut free’ school! No nuts or nut-related
products should be brought into school please.
We encourage children to have their own water bottle in school.
Keeping hydrated aids concentration. Special water bottles which
have an antibacterial interior may be purchased from Friends of
Bryony School (F.O.B.S) via the school office or children can bring