Health Education Partnership

Eat Better Start Better: Laying the foundations for future health and wellbeing through food and drink provision for young children

Eat Better Start Better: Laying the foundations for future health and wellbeing through food and drink provision for young children

Audience / For: Early Years staff involved in food and drink provision for children aged under 5 years: including healthy early years leaders, childminders, children centre, nursery and pre-school staff, community champion leaders and any other staff involved in planning menus and food provision to support young children to eat well and develop healthy habits.

Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Cost:  FREE

Booking:  To book a place please use the booking system below.

  • Note: if you have several colleagues wishing to attend a separate booking will need to be made for each person.

Training Overview:

The training is available to Barnet, Westminster, and Kensington and Chelsea, to support EY settings registered with Healthy Early Years London to meet the voluntary Food and Drink Standards: Eat Better Start Better. This training session aims to support staff involved in menu planning and food service.

Impact on your Knowledge, Skills and Confidence:

  • Understand how the standards support the provision of a healthy, balanced, nutritious diet required for childhood development and the prevention of obesity
  • Become familiar with how to use the standards to lay down the foundations of healthy eating habits through the creation of a supportive food culture
  • Practice reviewing and adapting menus across the day to meet the needs of the standards and to promote healthy habits
  • Identify when and how to adapt menus to meet specific dietary needs
  • Be aware of useful local and national resources and further support available

Links to Healthy Early Years London Bronze Award:

To achieve the Bronze award settings must evidence that they are meeting the voluntary Eat Better Start Better standard


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Jan 17 2023


3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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