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Outside school hours care services

ACT Nutrition Support Service » Services » Schools » Outside school hours care services

Outside school hours care services

We have a range of services available to outside school hours care services including student cooking workshops, menu assessments, and even training for staff. 

Cooking Workshop Incursion

Delivered by our Dietitian, this 30-minute practical cooking workshop provides children with the opportunity to make and try some delicious and nutritious dishes. Suitable for up to 25 children.

Options include:

  • Rice paper rolls
  • Dips and pita crisps
  • Mini wraps
  • No bake apple crumble
  • Berry bruschetta
  • Mini cheesecakes
  • Tropical trifle
Includes take-home recipe for each student. 

 

Menu Assessments

Our menu assessments ensure that the food and nutrition elements of the NQS are met, and that the menu reflects the nutritional requirements for children based on the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Once menu details are received, an Accredited Practising Dietitian will assess the food and drink provided against the traffic light system and in accordance with the ACT Public School Food and Drink Policy.

The menu assessment includes a comprehensive report back to the facility, with recommendations as required.

 

Nutrition and Food Handling Course

This two-hour in-service tailored for outside school hours care staff will help your facility to meet the food and nutrition requirements of the National Quality Standards outlined in Quality Area 2 (Children's Health and Safety).

An Accredited Practising Dietitian will visit your facility to presentm the engaging and interactive course to up to 25 staff members.

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Nutrition concerns and requirements for children
  • Australian Dietary Guidelines
  • Traffic Light System
  • Food hygiene
  • Safe food handling practices

All attendees receive a certificate of attendance.

 

Click here to download our  outside school hours care services flyer. 
We can tailor all of our nutrition activities to meet the needs of your school. 
Contact us for more information!