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Food and nutrition are important to us and we know that a healthy balanced diet is essential to your child’s growth and development. Every day is an opportunity for us to satisfy your child’s appetite with delicious and nutritious meals and snacks, designed with their needs in mind, with a menu planned to broaden their food experiences.

We always provide fresh, balanced meals to the children at each meal time with a choice of fresh fruit at snack times.

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, to get our children off to a flying start, we offer a variety of non-sugared cereals and wholemeal toast. Enough to fill up their tummies and keep a smile on their face till snack time.

At Lunch and Teatime, we like to serve a balanced meal that has been cooked on the premises by our nursery chef.

Copies of our four week menus and recipes are available at the nursery. Please ask our manager for a copy.

Throughout the day and at meal times we encourage the children to drink fresh water and all children are offered milk or a dairy free alternative during the day.

Example daily menus

Babies’ nutrition

At this age nutrition for your child and support for you go hand in hand as we work together to find your child’s feeding rhythm throughout their daytime with us and their night time and earlier mornings with you. We support both breastfeeding and formula feed with bottle feeds at nursery, delivered with comfort and care for their feeding and winding habits. When your babies are ready to experience solid food we will complement your efforts at home, working in partnership with you as your child experiences new tastes and textures.

Tweenies’ nutrition

Your tweenie’s food experiences are so important. In these early years, they really develop and secure many of their preferences likes. At this age, we look to balance your child’s new experiences of flavours and textures with a mix of the foods they already enjoy. We accompany their exploring with praise for them as they continue their food adventures, and give them lots of time as they enjoy new experiences.

We want to help to create good food habits for the children with us. This includes supporting mealtimes with learning about the foods they are eating and how they build their bodies and help them to play.

Toddlers’ nutrition

Your toddler’s food experiences are so important and at this age group, they really develop and secure many of their preferences. At this age we balance the opportunity to try new foods with the regularity and reliability of foods they already know and love, continuing to praise them for their food adventures, and giving them an abundance of time to enjoy these.

We delight in helping to create good habits, supporting mealtimes with learning and understanding about how foods help them and their bodies, helping them to make great food choices for life.

Preschoolers’ nutrition

Fuelling some of the most energetic beings on the planet is fun, and we love the challenge! A healthy balanced diet is essential to your child’s growth and development and at this stage, making sure they have the nutrition to match their desire to master the world.

Your preschooler will continue to learn and understand how foods help them and their bodies, helping them to make great food choices for life. At this age, your child will be a master of self-service with them creating their own portions, so they can display their appetite and tell us about their choice, with our guidance of course!

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