Nutrition and Ofsted
Introducing healthy eating into your school can have a significant effect on your Ofsted report
Well Being Indicators
Ofsted currently use school lunch take - up data as one of the sources of evidence connected to well being.
Ofsted has published the results of the Ofsted/DCSF consultation on proposals for indicators of a school's contribution to pupils' well being. Ofsted currently use school lunch take-up data as one of the sources of evidence connected to well being. Take up of school lunches highlights the number of children eating healthily and provides information on how successful a school is at promoting a healthy eating culture, which of course makes a significant contribution to well being.
If your meals service is provided by School Food Support we can assist you by providing this crucial data. Contact Wendy Philp on 0116 3055770 for more information.
Factors contributing to increasing up take of meals
The report makes a series of recommendations, including the need to:
Inspection evidence showed that where provision had improved, the factors that most commonly contributed to this were:
The work of the SFSS ties in with the above in nearly every instance, helping to ensure that as your pupils get healthier, so does the perception of your school.
Page Last Updated: 6 January 2011