Kitchen & Nutrition Policy

At Mounttown Early Years, we assure the very best nutrition for your child by providing the appropriate for his/her development.

We believe in providing highly nutritious, good quality meals, not only for your child's health and physical wellbeing, but also to develop their social skills and encourage interaction with the children in their group.

At Mounttown Early Years, we assure the very best nutrition for your child by providing the appropriate for his/her development.

We believe in providing highly nutritious, good quality meals, not only for your child's health and physical wellbeing, but also to develop their social skills and encourage interaction with the children in their group.

  • We prepare all our meals on-site in our purpose-built, kitchen area that is inaccessible to the children.
  • We follow the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) food safety program.
  • Our menus follow the food pyramid, which is the definitive guide to ensuring your child gets all their daily nutritional needs.
  • The drinks offered during the day are milk and/or water.
  • We fully supervise all snacks and mealtimes. Children and staff sit together during meal teams. Children are encouraged to serve themselves from the table in line with Highscope good practice to promote independence and choice.
  • Vegetarian and Special dietary requirements are catered for.