This course will develop your knowledge of healthy eating for children aged 0-5 years and how to introduce this in the childcare setting.

Course Content:

  • Overview of welfare requirements for food and drink for babies 0-12 months and children between 1 and 5 years.
  • Ideas for foods to offer at snack time.
  • How to include learning about food within each of the prime and specific areas in the revised EYFS.
  • Resources available to support you with promoting healthy eating.
  • Cooking activities to do with children.

During the session there will be an opportunity to taste food so please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements when you book (in the section about specific support requirements on the downloadable booking form).

Links to the Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D3 Approaches to Play and Development
  • D4 Physical Environment
  • D5 Play Experiences
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D9 Partnership with Parents and the Wider Community.

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Course details

Date:To be arranged.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members. £30 all others, 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors: Jessica Williams - Senior Health Promotion Specialist, Early Years, NHS Bristol and Francine Russell - All About Food.
Refreshments:Tea, coffee & squash provided.
Funded by: Bristol Early Years Team.
Please note:Bookings on booking form only, accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:n/a.