Healthy Lunch Box
As we promote healthy eating at Rudgwick pre-school, we ask that parents provide a healthy packed lunch.
We encourage parents to provide sandwiches with a healthy filling, fruit, and milk based desserts such as yoghurt or crème fraiche. We discourage sweet drinks and can provide children with water. We discourage packed lunch contents that consist largely of crisps, processed foods, sweet drinks and sweet products such as cakes or biscuits.
The picture shown is an example of a healthy correctly proportioned packed lunch.
For pre-school aged children, 1 slice of bread is sufficient to be used for a sandwich (producing 2 small sandwich squares as shown) or 2-3 buttered crackers. This, along with a piece or pot of fruit and a dairy product such as yoghurt or crème fraiche, provides a pre-school age child with a nutritiously balanced lunch.