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School food: the essential guide


Public Health Agency

Subject Keywords: School, Healthy eating, Eating habit, Nutrition
Topic: Obesity
Chronic Conditions
Catalogue: Guidance
Other Guidance
Type: Report
Region: Northern Ireland

School food: the essential guide contains a series of eight practical guidance booklets designed to help schools improve pupils' nutrition and implement healthier eating and drinking practices. The booklets provide advice and support for the key areas in which food, drinks and nutrition issues affects schools. Mini case studies support the advice given and, where appropriate, the booklets provide details of recommended further resources. Individual booklets in the series are available as PDF files below: The essential guide Establishing a school food policy Healthier breakfast clubs Healthier breaks Healthier vending Water provision Improving the dining experience in schools Healthier lunch boxes Useful contacts School food: the essential guide is also available in Irish, on request.





Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Public Health Agency. (2009) School food: the essential guide [Online]. Available from: [Accessed: 27th June 2019].


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