What is a Healthy School?
A healthy school promotes the health and well-being of its pupils and staff through a well-planned, taught curriculum in a physical and emotional environment that promotes learning and healthy lifestyle choices.
The initiative extends to five key areas.
These are: Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Education, Sex and Relationship Education, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Emotional Health and Well-being.
Kennett School is also implimenting SEAL which stands for Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning. This is a focus on teaching social and emotional and behavioural skills to all children.
Staploe Education Trust is delighted to announce that we have appointed Chartwells as our caterer to provide meals across all of our schools from the 23rd April 2019.
Chartwells use the highest quality ingredients; which is achieved by buying directly from local suppliers, promoting British farmers and growers.
Exciting new menus have been prepared and will include hot meals and jacket potatoes with a fresh salad bar available every day.
An exciting development for Kennett Primary is the launch of Steamplicity; which allows for fresh food to be delivered directly to the school, which will be steamed onsite ensuring that the children have a greater choice and improved dining experience.
Chartwells will be introducing Silver Food for Life Menus; which ensures that each meal provided is nutritionally balanced and freshly prepared using organic seasonal produce.
To ensure our meals are aligned with the national free school meal value, all meals will now be provided at £2.35 each day.
Please click on this link for the menu information with the school returning after Easter on “Week Three”.
Should you have any questions or require further information, our dedicated Account Manager will be happy to assist and can be contacted via the school office.
For further information about Chartwells please do visit their website;
Click on this link for the Chartwells 'Love School Meals' leaflet
Meet the Food Superheroes
Your child will qualify for free school meals if you are currently receiving Income Support or Income Based Job Seekers Allowance. Application forms are available from the school office. The system that we have for payment and serving of meals means that it is not obvious to others that your child is receiving free school meals.
At Kennett Primary, we actively promote healthy eating so we ask that fizzy drinks, chocolate bars and sweets etc are NOT brought into school either in packed lunches or snacks.
Healthy snacks can be brought in by the pupils to eat at morning break. The food should be placed in a named, sealed container and we ask that snacks such as fruit etc be peeled/segmented prior to bringing to school.
Children in Early Years and Key Stage 1 are entitled to a free piece of fruit a day. Children under the age of 5 are also entitled to milk.
Children in the Early Years are offered a healthy choice of biscuits/crackers alongside their fruit and milk and this is paid separately at £12 for the academic year or £4 per term, if there are any leftover funds this is used towards the EYFS cooking / playdough making etc. during the year.