Schools and nurseries                                            24 May 2019
Calling all school and nursey caterers!

Take a look at these resources that you can use during BNF Healthy Eating Week (10-14 June 2019) to get involved and show your support!
  • Ideas for caterers - ideas for how caterers can support the BNF Healthy Eating Week themes.
  • What are we doing poster - display this poster in the main entrance to tell everyone about any special dishes or tasting opportunities you might be providing during the Week. 
Communicating about BNF Healthy Eating Week
Use these resources to spread the word about BNF Healthy Eating Week.
Social media/messaging guide - text you can circulate via your social media/communication channels for BNF HEW.
Parent/carer letter - a letter to tell parents/carers about BNF HEW and how they can support.
Challenge introduction presentation - great for introducing the challenges in a whole school assembly!
Tutor time activities (secondary)
Take a look at this selection of presentations, worksheets and quizzes about healthy eating, where food comes from and cooking. These can be used as tutor time activities to support BNF Healthy Eating Week. 
Cook-a-long recipes and dates
Crunchy chickpea sandwich (primary), 09.15 - 09.45 - Tuesday 11 June 2019
Mexican pockets (secondary), 09.15 - 09.45 - Thursday 13 June 2019
Links to the cook-a-long events will be provided nearer the time. 
You can award the BNF Healthy Eating Week certificate to pupils (and adults!) for their efforts and achievements during BNF Healthy Eating Week! Why not download yours now in preparation? 
Note: Once you download the certificate, you may need to right click on it and save it to your computer before it can be printed.
Nursery resources

Our BNF Healthy Eating Week nursery information guides and activity ideas are now available for each of the health challenges. Visit the challenge areas to download the resources:
Have you seen BNF's free booklet containing practical tips for encouraging preschool children to eat vegetables?
Useful webinar recordings
Purpose: provides background information to support teachers delivering the Sleep well challenge.
Content: sleep/wake cycles, how sleep might affect health and bodyweight, sleep recommendations for children and adults and top tips for how to get a good night’s sleep. 
Purpose: provides background information to support nursery practitioners with the 5 A DAY challenge.
Content: research around the feeding of infants and young children, including strategies to promote increased vegetable intake.
Can't find what you're looking for?
Visit the main BNF Healthy Eating Week page in the Whole school area of the Food - a fact of life website.
Here you will find links to all the resources for different ages and all the previous email updates.
For those colleagues now on half term, have a wonderful break!
BNF Healthy Eating Week is developed by the British Nutrition Foundation and supported by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB), Danone UK, Garfield Weston Foundation, Greggs, innocent drinks, Quorn Foods and Waitrose.