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Menu Planning

Course Progress

Menu Planning

Book our Menu Planning Training to explore:

  • The importance of producing a healthy balanced menu that meets the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and the Eat Better, Start Better food and drink guidelines
  • Who you need to involve when planning your menu?
  • How your settings menu caters for all special dietary requirements (including vegetarian, allergies and cultural and religious requirements)
  • Ways to encourage children to eat well by reviewing your eating environment, strategies to manage fussy eating and cooking activities

Learning Content

The training comprises of information slides and activities with a lesson recap at the end of each session. 

Assessment

There will be a short assessment at the end of the training with a pass rate of 80%. On completion of the training you will be able to access to a Knowledge Development Plan (KDP) template where you can reflect on your learning and map how you will use the information in your practice. You will find this on your ‘Profile’ under completed courses. This is also where you will be able to review the course material.

Certification

Certificate issued on successful completion of the course and the Knowledge Development Plan (KDP).

Cost

£30.00

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Course Content

Lessons Status
1

Introduction

2

Background

3

Menu Development and Feedback

4

Introduction to the Eat Better Start Better

5

Fat, Salt and Sugar Recommendations

6

Other Food Considerations

7

Planning Meals and Snacks Across the Day

8

Label Reading and Supermarket Shopping Guidelines

9

The Importance of Detail When Writing Your Menu

10

Allergies

11

Foods for Special Occasions

12

Sustainability

13

Creating A Positive Mealtime Environment

14

Resources and Promoting Messages in your Setting

15

Summary

16

Knowledge Development Plan Guidance

17

Knowledge Development Plan Guidance Continued

18

Yearly Competency Review

19

Evaluation

20

Assessment

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