■ we only provide water as a drink option whilst at school
■ staff encourage and model healthy food and drink choices to learners
■ promote healthy nutrition messages when deciding on food provided by the school (e.g. class rewards and celebrations, student prizes, special events, and school camp menus)
■ to support the diversity of our community, we would prefer that children do not bring in food to share or birthday party bags with food, etc.
■ whānau who want to celebrate birthdays with food and gifts are welcomed to do so outside of school in the local area or at their homes
■ cultural celebrations involving food will be advertised by the school and can be opt-out
■ Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga: Healthy Active Learning
■ Te Whatu Ora | Health New Zealand: Healthy Active Learning
■ Ministry of Health | Manatū Hauora: Healthy Food and Drink Guidance – Schools
■ SchoolDocs Dairy Flat School Policies and Procedures
Before the end of the term the BOT will be consulting the community with a
➔ Inform the school community about the content of the health curriculum.
➔ Ascertain the wishes of the school community regarding the way in which the
health curriculum should be implemented, given the views, beliefs, and customs of the
members of our community.
➔ Determine, in broad terms, the health education needs of the students at Dairy Flat School.