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The Staff and Committee of White Rock Pre-School regard snack and meal times as an important part of the Pre-School session/ day.
Eating represents a social time for adults and children; it helps children to learn about healthy eating.
A snack will be provided which meets the children’s individual dietary needs. This will usually be a selection of fruit, from which the children may choose. They may also elect to drink milk or water.
Prior to the child’s attendance at Pre-School, we gather information about dietary needs from the parent/ guardian. This includes details of any allergies.
We use meal and snack times to encourage independence, covering the Early Years goals.
Meals are not provided within the setting and a packed lunch is normally provided and prepared at the child’s home.
A member of staff is designated to look after the children's needs at snack and mealtimes.