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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.

Our delicious and healthy menus are designed by our Chef who aims to ensure that each meal provides a healthy balance to the children. We ensure the children eat a wide range of foods, introducing foods from around the world as well as those more familiar dishes. We offer fruit several times a week as well as cow’s milk to drink at each snack time.

Dietary requirements are not a problem as all our food is cooked fresh each day, so the Chef can tailor each meal to suit. We also have a weaning and vegetarian menu for those who require those options.

We are well equipped to cater for those with allergies with our traffic light plate system. Those with allergies are provided with a red placemat and plate highlighting their allergy and what foods are to be avoided. Management are required to check each plate before it is released to the room where it is checked again before being given to the child. A member of staff is also close by to ensure that cross contamination doesn’t occur during meal times.

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

Our menus change with the seasons from hot and filling meals in winter to lighter picnic style teas in the summers – sometimes we even have a picnic in the garden!

Throughout the day and at meal times we encourage the children to drink fresh water with the offer of milk at snack times. Water fountains in the room and garden help with this as children can independently help themselves to water when they need it.

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.

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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